Governor Abbott Talks Live With Newscenter 25

The Governor Gives COVID-19 Updates

Governor Greg Abbott talked live on Newscenter 25 at 5:00 Monday.

Don Brubaker asked the governor about what indications he’s getting about possibly extending or ending the order of social distancing that is due to end May 3; what extra help Texas can give to small businesses and employees who have been either furloughed or laid off; what more the state can do to get more COVID-19 tests to Texas, and, with social distancing in effect, how can Texans hold worship services this week for Passover, Good Friday and Easter Sunday.

Governor Greg Abbott today held a press conference to provide an update on personal protective equipment (PPE) distribution throughout the state of Texas. The Governor also announced that Texas received 2.5 million masks in the past 24 hours, and will receive an additional 3 million masks by April 11th.