Texas Pauses Reopenings After Fear of COVID-19 Takes Over

The state of Texas has decided to pause reopening as fears rise over a “spike” in COVID-19 cases.

According to The Hill:

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) said Thursday the state will pause its efforts to reopen the economy as the number of confirmed coronavirus infections spikes and hospitals begin to fill.

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Abbott has been warning of a mounting catastrophe for days, as new cases rise precipitously in Houston, the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area and in cities like Austin, San Antonio and El Paso.

Abbott said businesses that are already allowed to operate under the current reopening phase will continue to be able to do so.

“As we experience an increase in both positive COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations, we are focused on strategies that slow the spread of this virus while also allowing Texans to continue earning a paycheck to support their families,” Abbott said in a statement. “The last thing we want to do as a state is go backwards and close down businesses. This temporary pause will help our state corral the spread until we can safely enter the next phase of opening our state for business.”

Texas has 50,000 active cases but anti-body testing is counted in the positive data in some states and this could skew the numbers. It is unknown if Texas is experiencing these problems.

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Robert Philippi
10 months ago

Thanks to the BLM protests COVID-19 is back in play once more.

ssg
ssg
10 months ago

Glad to see the comment box back on my 1600 Daily Newsletter from DC. However, I an surprised to see what appears to be a new format, where the newsletter is now smeared with tons of disgusting ads, some of them blurring the newsletter text. Has 1600 Daiy changed the format, or have advertising hackers hacked the site?

President Trump, God bless you. I know of no other human being who could endure the barrage of insults, lies, attacks and persecution to which the enemy has subjected you. They are the enemy indeed, leftist, communists, terrorists. Thank you for you service, Mr. President. We are praying for you daily. Praying a lot. Praying for our beloved country and our beloved Church. Thank you for protecting our liberties. We would like to organize massive marches, liberty marches to demonstrate our support and to stare down the enemy trying to devastate our country. May God be with you, bless you and keep you, President Trump. May God bless America, land of the free.

Carrie Mees
Carrie Mees
10 months ago
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Amen!

Becky
Becky
10 months ago

All Leftist seats. Let her rip, Abbott…..

Joey
Joey
10 months ago

All bull shit notice they don’t talk about the death rate going up just the number of cases going up if you have had the common cold you will test positive to the virus this is so dishonest it’s no funny any more the left wing crowd have a lot to answer for remember November people the left need to cease to exist or you are doomed America.

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