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Coronavirus in Texas

Texas sending restaurant and retail employees back to work without child care

Restaurant, retail and movie theater workers may be called back to work as soon as Friday. But licensed child care remains open only for children of "essential" workers.

The University of Texas Child Development day care center in Austin on April 6, 2020.

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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Laurisa Williby

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