Escott added Austin-Travis County is in a public health emergency and he has authority when it comes to making decisions in situations like these.
People who are over the age of 60 account for close to 45 percent of COVID-19 hospitalizations.
It may be a small Class C misdemeanor case, but it could change how courts operate during the coronavirus pandemic.
In a tweet, Joe Biden called Kamala Harris “a fearless fighter for the little guy” and “one of the country’s finest public servants,” but to people in Austin’s Black neighborhoods, she’s also someone who has opened the door for new opportunities.
Austin ISD says that the plans are subject to change based on health conditions at that time.