Texas started reopening businesses and restaurants in phases nearly four weeks ago, prompting criticism from the media and big government nannies who believe lockdowns should continue indefinitely. But contrary to the hysteria, things are going well in the fight against new Wuhan coronavirus cases.
Today Texas had the fewest #COVID19 fatalities since the end of March.— Greg Abbott (@GregAbbott_TX) May 26, 2020
We also had the fewest COVID hospitalizations since the middle of April.
And, we have the 2nd most recoveries from COVID in America.#txlegehttps://t.co/g16vuZXMzR
More from the Texas Tribune:
Governor Abbott is handling Wuhan coronavirus "hot spots" by delaying phase II of reopening.
Counties with significant #COVID19 hot spots will not move into Phase II until May 29.— Gov. Greg Abbott (@GovAbbott) May 18, 2020
These counties include El Paso, Randall, Potter, Moore, & Deaf Smith.
Surge Response Teams are working to increase testing & contain these hot spots.https://t.co/W01ARJTl3H
Abbott has also called for and directed additional testing at locations around the state.
Directing @TexasHHSC to expand #COVID19 testing to all patients, residents, and staff at the 23 state-operated inpatient psychiatric hospitals and living centers throughout Texas.— Gov. Greg Abbott (@GovAbbott) May 21, 2020
More details: https://t.co/dMKURneo5B
.@CVSHealth will open 44 new #COVID19 test sites at select @cvspharmacy drive-thru locations.— Gov. Greg Abbott (@GovAbbott) May 21, 2020
CVS Health plans to establish over 80 drive-thru testing sites across the Lone Star State by the end of May.
Testing site locations and more info:https://t.co/o27QgffVtT