Houston mayor reverses course: Fire marshal to enforce 25 percent capacity limit on bars


Mayor of Houston has done an about face on his original plan to not strictly enforce the city's limitations on bars and restaurants ABC Jim Ryan says images posted over the weekend showed large crowds disregarding social distancing and capacity limits standing shoulder to shoulder or mingling through the crowd at a midtown Houston night club holiday weekend partiers seemed oblivious to the respiratory illness that's killed a hundred thousand Americans mayor Sylvester Turner's advice to anyone who was in that crowd I would encourage you on Tuesday to go to one of the testing sites in the city of Houston and get yourself tested despite threatened lawsuits Turner says he'll be sending the city marshal out to ensure that bars and restaurants are following the state imposed crowd size restrictions

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