Texas lifts mask rule, other US states drop Covid restrictions despite warnings

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    Texas Governor Greg Abbott issued the most sweeping rollback of coronavirus restrictions of any U.S. state on Tuesday, lifting a mask mandate and saying most businesses may open at full capacity next week.

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