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Gov. Abbott Update on COVID-19 Response

This article will be updated after the news conference

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NBC 5 News

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott held a news conference Tuesday to provide an update on the state's continued response to COVID-19.

This article will be updated Tuesday afternoon with details from the news conference.

Last week, Abbott announced he was easing some of the restrictions in place to curb the spread of the pandemic.

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Changes this week included the reopening of state parks on Monday and that some medical facilities would be allowed to resume operations this week. Additionally, on Friday, the governor is expected to allow some retail businesses to reopen provided the adopt the current "to go" model currently in place at Texas restaurants.

*Map locations are approximate, central locations for the city and are not meant to indicate where actual infected people live.

**County totals below include all 32 North Texas counties, not just Collin, Dallas, Denton and Tarrant.

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