Covid numbers remain low; mask mandate to be lifted, businesses allowed to fully reopen this week.


By SARA VANDEN BERGE


Erath County officials on Monday released another encouraging report in the fight against Covid-19.


Only two new cases of the virus were reported; both in Stephenville.

The number of active cases now stands at 50 with two Covid-related hospitalizations at Texas Health Stephenville.


Meanwhile, the Erath County Vaccination Center will be open all week and Gov. Greg Abbott’s order lifting the mask mandate and increasing capacity of all businesses and facilities in the state to 100 percent goes into effect on Wednesday.