Breaking News: Texas issues statewide public health disaster declaration

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March 19, 2020
Texas State Capitol Dome

AUSTIN ( -- Texas officials have issued a statewide public health disaster declaration, in the latest effort to combat the spread of COVID-19. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott made the announcement at the Capitol Thursday afternoon. The declaration prohibits community gatherings of 10 or more across the state, closes bars, restaurant dining rooms, and gyms, and closes schools across the state until at least April 3. Catch more here on