HEREFORD (KSMX)- The City of Hereford will require its residents to wear masks following the executive order from Texas Governor, Greg Abbott.
The City of Hereford says the case count has risen in the last week with 52 more cases, and there have been 32 more recoveries. Therefore, Deaf Smith County is required to follow the order due to the high active case count. Limits on gatherings of over 10 are in place as well.
The city says it is continuing to see a rise in cases among younger adults.
There are currently 346 total cases in the county, with 113 active cases, 217 recoveries and 16 deaths.