As of Wednesday, Grapevine had documented a total of 505 confirmed cases of the coronavirus and 14 deaths, according to the Tarrant County website. This confirmed case number has increased by 48 in one week, and the death count has not increased since Thursday.
On July 2, Gov. Greg Abbott issued an order requiring people over the age of 10 to wear face coverings in businesses and other public spaces, though there are some exceptions. Those who do not follow the order face charges up to $250. The order applies only to counties with 20 or more positive cases of COVID-19.
Outdoor gatherings that anticipate crowds of more than 10 people are prohibited under Gov. Greg Abbott’s July 2 proclamation, unless they are approved by the local mayor or county judge.
Tarrant County had 12,545 active cases as of Wednesday.
Tarrant County Judge Glen Whitley previously issued an ordinance on June 25 that will require residents to wear masks in businesses and at outdoor gatherings of more than 100 people.
The order went into effect at 6 p.m. on Friday, June 26, and has been extended to Aug. 31. It is enforced by cities, and businesses who don’t comply could face charges up to $1,000.
Here’s more about how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected Grapevine, including information about testing and what city services and facilities are open.
Passport Health Grapevine (1340 S. Main St Suite 185 Grapevine TX 76051). Call for more information: 469-241-1954.
CareNow Urgent Care Grapevine (5301 William D Tate Ave. Suite 100 Grapevine, TX 76051) Call for more information: 817-251-2101
For a list of Grapevine businesses and restaurants that are open in this time, try this map created by the Grapevine Convention and Visitor Bureau.
On June 10, Parks and Recreation facilities in Grapevine have opened including sport courts, park restrooms, playgrounds, picnic tables, spray grounds and more.
League games began on June 12, Pleasant Glade and Dove Pool re-opened June 15, and Happy to Help Saturdays are set to start up on June 27. Bessie Mitchell House Rentals do not have a scheduled update, according to the Parks and Recreation update.
Retail, movie theaters, gyms and exercise facilities, libraries, offices greater than 10 people, waterparks, wedding reception venues, wedding service venues, fine arts performance halls and youth clubs may operate at 50% capacity under Phase III of Gov. Greg Abbott’s Open Texas plan.
As of June 26, restaurants were required to reduce to 50% occupancy, it was previously at 75%.
On June 19, amusement parks were allowed to open at 50% capacity.
Small businesses in Tarrant County were able to apply for grants funded through the CARES Act, the federal coronavirus relief package. Businesses applications were taken online through July 1.
Grapevine-Colleyville ISD plans for all students to start the school year online on Aug. 17, with students who have elected to return to campuses beginning in-person instruction Sept. 8. Students are roughly split between their preference for in-person or online learning, according to enrollment numbers from the district.
The city of Grapevine’s hotline for COVID-19 questions: 817-410-4455.