Cameron County officials close county beach access areas on South Padre Island

Cameron County officials close county beach access areas on South Padre Island

On Monday, Cameron County officials said they will begin closing down beach access points on South Padre Island beginning Tuesday because of the spike in coronavirus cases. The county's parks will also be closed, officials said. The closures begin at 7 tonight and will remain closed through 12:01 a.m. July 13, according to the amended emergency order from Cameron County Judge Eddie Trevino Jr. A curfew has been put in place from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. for children under the age of 17. An 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. curfew is in place for adults. Residents will only be allowed to drive during the curfew hours if they are heading to work, have an emergency or are returning from an out-of-town trip, the order states. READ ALSO: Popular San Antonio and Austin outdoor areas closed for Fourth of July weekend The order also suggests residents in the county to wear face coverings while in public areas and recommends residents to stay home for the next two weeks. Additionally, no groups of 10 people or more, who are not related, can gather socially indoors or outdoors. The judge has also ordered the closure of all county beaches, which include the following locations: - Isla Blanca Park, South Padre Island - Andy Bowie Park, South Padre Island - EK Atwood Park, South Padre Island - County Beach Access No. 3 - County Beach Access No. 4 - County Beach Access No. 5 - County Beach Access No. 6 However, the city of South Padre Island's ...
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