A growing number of mayors and county judges are demanding more local control. Greg Abbott is resisting. Today, Mayor Steve Adler and Judge Sarah Eckhardt issued a “stay home work safe” order for Austin and Travis County in response to the growing novel coronavirus pandemic.It’s effective starting on Tuesday, March 24 at 11:59 p.m. through Monday, April 13. The order, set to expire August 15, has been extended until December 15. As Austin remains in Stage 4 of its risk-based level, city and county leaders extended the stay-home order to stop the spread of the coronavirus. Mayor extends stay-at-home order despite reopenings AUSTIN, Texas (KTRK) -- The City of Austin and Travis County are expanding their Stay Home, Work Safe orders through August after the area surpassed 20 new COVID-19 hospital admissions per day. More than two dozen states … Austin and Houston leaders want stay-at-home order. This comes on the heels of Austin entering Stage 4 on Austin Public Health’s risk-based chart because the seven-day average number of hospitalizations has hit more than 20 people per day. The Mayor of Austin, Texas thought it was a good idea to tell residents of the bustling city to stay at home to help stop the spread of the coronavirus, which sounds like a reasonable request. As Austin remains in Stage 4 of its risk-based level, city and county leaders extended the stay-home order to stop the spread of the coronavirus. Austin police will begin releasing video from police shootings within 60 days under a new policy signed by Chief Brian Manley. It is something Gov. AUSTIN, Texas — Austin Mayor Steve Adler is once again extending the City’s stay-at-home order. Read the full story on KVUE . The latest order is in effect until August 15. The mayor is now trying to clarify some of the confusion, adding that the City will extend the stay-at-home order in Austin-Travis County. Austin could be looking at a return to stay-home orders as cases of the coronavirus continue to push closer to the level local officials have warned could overwhelm hospitals.Interim Austin … Under this mandate, nonessential businesses will have to close and all social gatherings are banned. City of Austin 'Stay Home, Work Safe' order extended to Aug. 15 after surge in hospitalizations As Austin enters Stage 4 of its risk-based level, … Austin, Texas, has extended its coronavirus stay at home orders after seeing a spike in cases and hospitalizations.