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Coronavirus in Texas

Calls spiked — then dropped. Domestic abuse survivors, at home with abusers during the pandemic, may be unable to get help.

Advocates worry that survivors are struggling to seek help because they're stuck with their abusers at home due to stay-at-home orders.

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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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Seeking shelter

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