FAQs: From waterpark openings to Pride events, here are answers to your questions on the governor’s latest executive order

Gov. Abbott issues order to close bars at noon after spike in COVID-19 cases; restaurants to reduce capacity
Gov. Abbott issues order to close bars at noon after spike in COVID-19 cases; restaurants to reduce capacity

From waterparks to restaurants and graduations, we are answering a few top questions related to the Executive Order issued by Governor Abbott on Friday.

Abbott’s executive order closed bars and certain businesses as part of the state’s effort to contain the spread of COVID-19.

Here are answers to some of the questions KPRC 2 readers asked us on Friday.

Does the limit of 100 people who can attend an event mean that fireworks shows likely won’t happen in Texas?

It depends on what the individual shows decide. They could decide to do a drive-up fireworks show where people can still see the fireworks from their vehicles. Most likely any celebration that involves crowds or a carnival type of event will be canceled.

Are waterparks still allowed to remain open?

Amusement parks and waterparks are allowed to operate at 50% capacity. Other summer activities like zoos, aquariums, natural caverns, and museums

Will the governor’s order on bars likely have an impact on restaurants?