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Coronavirus in Texas

Gov. Greg Abbott resists calls for statewide shelter-in-place; moves to expand hospital capacity

Abbott said he would applaud some local authorities for issuing such an order, while he would remain flexible on strategies as the new coronavirus continues to spread.

Gov. Greg Abbott declared a statewide emergency amid new cases of COVID-19 in the state. March 13, 2020.

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