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Coronavirus in Texas

Coronavirus cases in Texas are soaring again. But this time Gov. Greg Abbott says no lockdown is coming.

The last time case numbers were this high, Abbott closed bars and urged Texans to avoid summer holiday gatherings. This time, he's staying the course, relying on a 2-month-old blueprint to claw back reopenings regionally based on hospitalizations.

Gov. Greg Abbott gives an update on Texas hospital bed capacity and the state's strategy for fighting COVID-19 during a pres…

“We need the state to step in and lead or get out of the way and let us lead.”

— Lina Hidalgo, Harris County judge

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