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Coronavirus in Texas

Texas gun stores are essential businesses, may stay open during the pandemic, attorney general says

City and county officials cannot prohibit the sale of guns during an emergency declaration, according to the Texas Attorney General.

Gun store near Independence.

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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