Gov. Abbott lifts air travel restrictions into Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (KTRK) -- Gov. Greg Abbott has lifted travel restrictions for travelers to Texas.

Visitors to Texas from several states had to previously self-quarantine for 14 days because of the COVID-19 epidemic.

The mandatory quarantine applied for visitors from the following states and cities: California, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Atlanta, Chicago, Detroit, and Miami.

The new policy goes into effect immediately.

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