Governor Abbott, DSHS Sending Antiviral Drug Remdesivir To Dallas, Fort Worth Metro AreaAfter saying this week that COVID-19 is spreading at "unacceptable rate" and must be stopped, Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced that he along with the Texas Department of State Health Services "is distributing 120 additional cases of the antiviral drug Remdesivir to 37 hospitals across the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex."
Some North Texas Bars Rush To Get Back In Business, Others Plan To WaitOn Thursday, staff at Lee Harvey's in Dallas prepared to start serving drinks at midnight, the moment the governor’s latest amended order takes effect.
New Coronavirus Deaths Drop In Texas A Day After Single-Day Record Of 50 FatalitiesNew coronavirus deaths in Texas dropped Friday, according to the Associate Press.
Gov. Abbott Defends Plan To Reopen Businesses Amid Criticism From Democrats, Some ConservativesGovernor Greg Abbott defended his decision to gradually reopen businesses starting Friday amid criticism by Democrats and some Conservatives.
Texas Coronavirus Deaths Hit Single-Day High On Eve Of Reopening; Deaths Lagging IndicatorThe Texas coronavirus death toll hit a single-day high of 50 Thursday, one day before the state plans to reopen.
Coronavirus In Texas: Field Hospital Built In Houston Ahead Of COVID-19 SurgeTexas officials continue to brace for for a surge in hospital visits driven by the new coronavirus.
Gov. Abbott Says Texas Is 'Beginning To Slow' The Spread Of CoronavirusGov. Greg Abbott is expressing optimism that Texas is seeing signs of slowing the coronavirus outbreak.
Coronavirus: Federal Judge Blocks Ban On Some Texas Abortions During OutbreakA federal judge has blocked the enforcement, in some cases, of an executive order banning abortions in Texas during the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus In Texas: Court Allows Texas To Ban Most Abortions During PandemicA federal appeals court has sided with Texas and allowed the state to ban most abortions while under an emergency order limiting non-essential surgeries during the coronavirus pandemic.
Governor Threatens Federal Government Will Move Resources Away From Dallas If Judge Doesn't Utilize ThemIn a letter sent to Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins Sunday, the Governor's Office threatened to move additional hospital capacity away from Dallas if he doesn't plan to utilize the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center.
Gov. Abbott To Open Dallas Convention Center As Healthcare Facility, Halt Release Of 'Dangerous Criminals' Due To COVID-19Due to the coronavirus, Gov. Abbott announced the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center will be opened as a healthcare facility and that he will halt the release of "dangerous criminals" in Texas.
Abortion Providers Sue Texas Over Coronavirus Outbreak OrderPlanned Parenthood is joining other abortion providers in suing Texas over moving to ban abortions during the coronavirus outbreak.
'Medical Needs Will Be Met,' Gov. Abbott Issues Additional Executive Orders To Fight CoronavirusTexas Governor Greg Abbott has issued additional executive orders Sunday to help fight the spread of COVID-19.
Coronavirus: Gov. Abbott Postpones May 26 Primary Runoffs Until July 14Texas Governor Greg Abbott has postponed the May 26 primary runoff elections until July 14 because of the coronavirus threat.
Cruise Ship Passengers To Be Quarantined At Texas Base, Gov. Abbott SaysGov. Abbott said in a news release Sunday that “approximately 90 Texans” are among the unspecified number of U.S. citizens expected to arrive at Lackland Air Force Base.