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Texas Governor Abbott And Local Officials Hold Press Conference On Coronavirus

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The extension of the stay at home order is extended until April 30 according to Governer Greg. Abbot. He made the announcement after a serious and lengthy deliberation Friday morning.

In the two-hour-long meeting hospital readiness, the cost of coronavirus and which regions need the most help were among the subject matters discussed.

This announcement comes after the first COVID-19 positive testing 24 days ago. According to Dallas Morning News as of Thursday evening, Dallas has confirmed 800 COVID-19 cases. 17 have died from complications of the virus.