Nonessential travel restrictions lifted after nearly 2 years, businesses to boom

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Nonessential travel restrictions were lifted Monday for the first time since the pandemic began last year.

International bridges in the Valley are, once again, open to Mexican nationals for cross-border shopping, dining, and other nonessential travel. 

The loosening of those travel restrictions comes as the number of reported COVID-19 cases continues to decline. 

The travel ban lift is a step towards normalcy, Hidalgo County Judge Richard Cortez said, adding that it could greatly benefit local business. 

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