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On Wednesday, Port Aransas officials have extended its shelter-in-place order until April 30.
According to the order, the beach will continue to be closed for recreational use. Those who plan on enjoying the beach must be involved in some form of exercising activity such as walking, running, biking, yoga or water sports.
Hotels and rental businesses are prohibited from allowing any new bookings to anyone who is looking to stay in the city for less than 30 days, the order said. The restriction does not apply to people that are in town for essential business.
While face coverings are not mandatory, officials encourage the community to wear them while out in public. Employees at open essential business are also advised to wear some form of face coverings while working.