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Coronavirus in Texas

Coronavirus restrictions alter funeral plans, leaving some Texans to grieve alone

Gov. Greg Abbott clarified this week that in-person funerals can be held if attendees stay 6 feet apart. But restrictions still have some postponing memorials until after the pandemic ends. “If you can’t hug anyone or shake their hand, what’s the point of having anyone physically attend?” one mourner said.

Julia and Helen at a Wellesley College reunion in 2004. This was Julia’s 15th class reunion and Helen’s 50th. Helen is holdi…

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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