Still, many Texans took advantage of being allowed to again frequent businesses they hadn't visited for several weeks as establishments closed to stop the spread of the virus. In Houston, officials said they'd received hundreds of complaints about businesses being overcrowded and vowed to crack down on establishments not adhering to Abbott's guidelines.
On Friday and Saturday, photographers Jordan Vonderhaar and Sergio Flores carefully ventured out in Austin, masked and mindful of social distance, to get a sense of how the reopenings went. Here are some of their photos.
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