Schools will not reopen this year because of precautions taken to battle the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, but businesses will start a gradual reopening this week.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott laid out statewide guidelines in a speech delivered at noon Friday, April 17. Those guidelines included opening of businesses identified as non-essential if they can meet COVID-19 precautions, but no general timeline for reopening all businesses was given.
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By Joe Reavis • [email protected]