Boat Town Burger Bar in Kingsland announced a temporary closure due to COVID-19. The restaurant, located on Melodie Lane at the RM 2900 bridge, hopes to reopen on Saturday, July 31. File photo
Boat Town Burger Bar in Kingsland closed temporarily Thursday, July 29, due to COVID-19 concerns. The announcement was posted on the restaurant’s Facebook page, but no one could be reached for comment.
“We unfortunately had staff that tested positive for COVID-19 today and out of an abundance of caution have chosen to close our restaurant until Saturday at the earliest,” reads the Facebook post. “This allows us time to gather all available information and come up with a plan to re-open that will help maintain the health and safety of our team members and guests.”
COVID-19 cases are on the rise statewide, including in Burnet and Llano counties. Burnet County is experiencing a steady increase with 20 new cases over July 20-21 and 25 new cases over July 23-24. Llano County numbers are also increasing but not as rapidly as in Burnet County.
As of publication, Burnet County had 224 active cases of COVID-19 compared to 84 in Llano County.