County to let Stay Safe order expire, retains curfew

Staff Reports
Posted 4/30/20

Madison County will allow the Stay Safe order to expire at the designated time Friday in accordance with Gov. Greg Abbott’s executive order, but the curfew issued April 13 remains in effect, according to a Thursday press release from County Judge Tony Leago’s office.

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County to let Stay Safe order expire, retains curfew

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Madison County will allow the Stay Safe order to expire at the designated time Friday in accordance with Gov. Greg Abbott’s executive order, but the curfew issued April 13 remains in effect, according to a Thursday press release from County Judge Tony Leago’s office.

The county has initiated 56 local tests, 52 of which came back negative and four of which are pending. As of Thursday, there was only one laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 case in the county (as confirmed by the Texas Department of State Health Services).

According to the Madison County website, there were two confirmed cases as of April 15.

On April 13, the county issued a curfew for all areas that lasts from 11:59 p.m. until 5 a.m. Individuals should remain in or on their personal property and avoid traveling on any public roads or highways. Those traveling for work or emergency operations are exempt. The order does not apply to licensed food establishments or other establishments that provide emergency relief.

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