Gov. Gregg Abbott addresses COVID-19 (SBG file photo)
AUSTIN, Texas - Gov. Abbott announced Sunday he is extending his Disaster Declaration for all Texas counties during the COVID-19 pandemic.
According to a press release, Gov. Abbott initially issued the Disaster Declaration March 13, providing the state a number of resources to serve Texans effectively.
"By extending my Disaster Declaration, we are ensuring the state of Texas continues to have adequate resources and capabilities to support our communities and protect public health," said Governor Abbott. "I urge all Texans to continue practicing social distancing and abide by the guidelines laid out by the CDC and my Executive Orders to slow the spread of COVID-19."
Currently, Gov. Abbott has not given a set date as to when the newly renewed Disaster Declaration is set to expire.
This is a developing story and will continue to update as more information becomes available.
By SBG San Antonio
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