With coronavirus cases rising in the state. . .

. . .and with the hospitalization rate at an all-time high. . .

. . .Gov. Greg Abbott told Texans yesterday that “there is never a reason for you to have to leave your home unless you do need to go out”:

He’s also added new restrictions on child care centers:

They’ve been linked to some of the spread:

He’s also letting local officials put in place greater restrictions on outdoor gatherings:

One pediatric hospital has begun taking in adult patients to free up space for coronavirus patients:

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