News – Coronavirus

Jun 22

Governor Abbott Provides Update On COVID-19 Response, Urges Texans To Follow Guidelines

The Governor discussed several steps the state is taking to mitigate the spread of the virus in recent week.

Jul 4

Governor Abbott, DSHS Distribute Additional Cases Of Antiviral Drug Remdesivir Across Texas

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) is distributing 448 cases of the antiviral drug remdesivir to 157 hospitals across Texas.

Jul 2

Governor Abbott Extends Disaster Declaration

Governor Abbott extends state of disaster.

Jul 2

Governor Abbott Establishes Statewide Face Covering Requirement, Issues Proclamation To Limit Gatherings

Governor Greg Abbott today issued an Executive Order requiring all Texans to wear a face covering over the nose and mouth in public spaces in counties with 20 or more positive COVID-19 cases, with few exceptions.

Jun 30

Office Of The Governor, MLB Hall-Of-Famer Iván “Pudge” Rodríguez Release New COVID-19 PSA In English, Spanish

The Office Of The Governor and Major League Baseball Hall-Of-Famer Iván "Pudge" Rodríguez today issued a new public service announcement (PSA) on the importance of wearing a mask to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

Jun 30

Governor Abbott, HHSC Announce $9 Million for Nursing Facility Infection Control Projects to Prevent COVID-19

Governor Greg Abbott and the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) today announced $9 million in federal funding for nursing facilities to implement infection control projects to protect residents and staff from the spread of COVID-19.

Jun 30

Governor Abbott Issues Proclamation To Expand Hospital Capacity In Four Additional Texas Counties

Governor Greg Abbott today issued a proclamation suspending elective surgeries at hospitals in Cameron, Hidalgo, Nueces, and Webb counties to help ensure hospital bed availability for COVID-19 patients in these communities.

Jun 30

Governor Abbott Issues Proclamation To Expand Hospital Capacity In Four Additional Texas Counties

Governor Greg Abbott today issued a proclamation suspending elective surgeries at hospitals in Cameron, Hidalgo, Nueces, and Webb counties to help ensure hospital bed availability for COVID-19 patients in these communities.