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Coronavirus in Texas

Texas prisons, youth lockups cancel visitation after coronavirus disaster declaration

The Texas Department of Criminal Justice said no visitation would be allowed until further instruction Friday. Some county jails, like Harris and Dallas, have also halted visits.

Birds fly overhead at the Hilltop prison unit in Gatesville, Texas, Nov. 25, 2019.

Coronavirus in Texas

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