Texas Gov. Greg Abbott extends COVID-19 disaster declaration

Talk 1370 Newsroom
July 10, 2020 - 3:36 pm

AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has extended his statewide disaster declaration for the coronavirus.

The disaster declaration, which went into effect on March 13, has now been extended four times.

"Extending this Disaster Declaration helps ensure that Texas has the resources and flexibility needed to effectively respond to COVID-19," Abbott said in a statement. "To further mitigate the spread of the virus and overcome this challenge, Texans should continue to do their part by wearing a mask, social distancing, and staying home if possible."


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