Governor Greg Abbott Releases A State Wide Order
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Gov. Greg Abbott has taken swift action to contain the spread of the coronavirus across Texas.  Today he issued an executive order that will close restaurants and schools, among other things.

Abbott announced an executive order that will limit social gatherings to 10 people, prohibit eating and drinking at restaurants and bars while still allowing takeout, close gyms, ban people from visiting nursing/care homes except for critical care and temporarily close schools. The executive order is effective midnight Friday through midnight April 3,

Texas has seen over 140 coronavirus cases and at least three deaths, Abbott said.

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