GALLERY: Keller businesses, restaurants react to fewer COVID-19 restrictions
On May 1, the first day of loosened retail and restaurant restrictions imposed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, owner John Duncan sports a protective facemask inside of Coral Fish and Beyond, located at 2041 Rufe Snow Drive, Ste. 303, Keller. (Ian Pribanic/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Ian Pribanic covers city government, transportation, business and education news for Community Impact Newspaper in the Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth areas. A Washington D.C. native and University of North Texas graduate, Ian was previously an editor for papers in Oklahoma, West Texas and for Community Impact in New Braunfels.
Rapid development and distribution of a vaccine worldwide and successful achievement of herd immunity will be key players in determining the lifespan of the COVID-19 pandemic, said Dr. David Corry, a professor of Medicine in the Immunology, Allergy and Rheumatology Section at Baylor College of Medicine.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott expanded the restrictions that initially required only hospitals in Bexar, Dallas, Harris, and Travis counties to postpone all non-medically necessary surgeries and procedures that are unrelated to COVID-19.