FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – The City of Fort Worth is the latest major Texas city to impose tighter restrictions on public spaces and buildings in the fight against the spread of coronavirus.
Mayor Betsy Price made the announcement Tuesday via a Facebook press conference.READ MORE: 'They're Innocent People, Man' Phone Call Shows Brother Pleading With Colleyville Synagogue Hostage-Taker
“We are urging everybody to take personal responsibility,” she said.
All bars and restaurants will move to carry out or delivery within the next 24 hours.READ MORE: Study: States With Weaker Gun Laws Have Higher Rates Of Firearm Homicides And Suicides
Price also reminded people to use social distancing when food shopping.
“We are encouraging our grocery stores to become more diligent on social distancing,” said Price.
Code and fire inspection staff are already talking to local businesses in making sure people get inline with the new restrictions.MORE NEWS: Tarrant County Sheriff's Search For Suspect Nathan Wayne Spivey Ends 2 Days After Deadly Stabbing