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Gov. Greg Abbott tells Texans to stay home except for essential activity in April

He also said that schools would remain closed until at least May 4 as the state increases its efforts to stop the spread of the new coronavirus.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announces the activation of the Texas National Guard in response the COVID-19 pandemic. The announcement was made from the Governor's Conference Room in the Texas Department of Emergency Management Command Center. Abbott was joined by Chief Nim Kidd, head of the Texas Division of Emergency Management.

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