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Coronavirus in Texas

When Texas ended its mask mandate, the event cancellations started — and the losses are adding up

At least four conferences were canceled in Austin because of the lack of a statewide mask mandate. The cancellations have caused the Hilton Austin hotel to lose out on $350,000 of revenue, according to Austin Convention Enterprises.

Pedestrians walk across the South Congress bridge with the Capital in the background in Austin on March 3, 2021.

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