Lubbock to prohibit outdoor gatherings of more than 10 people starting Nov. 1

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LUBBOCK, Texas (Press Release) — The following is a press release from the City of Lubbock.

Beginning November 1, the City of Lubbock will return to the outdoor gathering restrictions set forth by Governor Greg Abbott’s Executive Order GA-32, issued on October 7, 2020, due to recent uptick in Coronavirus cases across the area.

GA-32 outlines that all outdoor gatherings of 10 or more people are prohibited unless authorized by the Mayor.

The following outdoor activities/events are exempted from this order, thus not prohibited:

  • youth camps, including daytime and overnight camps
  • youth and adult recreational sporting events/programs
  • any public or private schools, and any public or private institutions of higher education
  • drive-in concerts, movies, or similar events
  • religious services

*This order ONLY applies to outdoor events within the Lubbock city limits

**This does not affect any outdoor events occurring on on before October 31, that have already been approved by the City.

The City of Lubbock cotinues to encourage the public to wear masks, social distance, wash hands regularly and be mindful of contact with others while out in the community.

Executive Order GA-32 is attached.

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