Texas Governor Abbott Coronavirus News Conference

Texas Governor Greg Abbott (R) held a briefing in Austin on the state’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. He announced that after a sustained… read more

Texas Governor Greg Abbott (R) held a briefing in Austin on the state’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. He announced that after a sustained decline in the state’s new infection rate, Texas would begin to move into phase two of its reopening plan. He said day care centers could reopen immediately, bars and office buildings could open at 25 percent capacity, restaurants could expand to 50 percent capacity, and sporting venues could reopen without fans by May 31. The governor urged Texans to continue social distancing and wearing face coverings, and said the state would closely monitor new infections and deploy contact tracers as necessary. close

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Texas Governor Abbott Coronavirus News Conference

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Program ID:
472251-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Austin, Texas, United States
First Aired:
May 18, 2020 | 3:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
May 19, 2020 | 3:54am EDT | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • May 18, 2020 | 3:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 18, 2020 | 3:04pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • May 18, 2020 | 7:45pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • May 18, 2020 | 9:55pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 19, 2020 | 3:21am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • May 19, 2020 | 3:54am EDT | C-SPAN 1

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