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Coronavirus in Texas

Texas governor declares statewide emergency, says state will soon be able to test thousands

Gov. Greg Abbott also announced drive-through testing capabilities in San Antonio, which could expand to Dallas, Houston and Austin in the coming weeks.

Gov. Greg Abbott declares a statewide emergency amid new cases of coronavirus in the state on March 13, 2020.

Coronavirus in Texas

As the coronavirus spreads across the state, The Texas Tribune is covering the most important health, economic and breaking developments that affect Texans, every day. Watch our Texas unemployment tracker, use our explainer on the coronavirus for essential information, and visit our map tracker for the number of cases, deaths and tests in Texas.

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