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Governor Abbott says he's drafting executive order to address reopening businesses

Posted at 2:45 PM, Apr 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-10 15:45:58-04

TEXAS — During a press conference on Good Friday, Governor Abbott says he is drafting an executive order to address reopening businesses.

He said his executive order will be out sometime next week. He also said the order will reopen businesses while protecting Texans.

In the latest update, 221 Texans have lost their lives to COVID-19. However, he said that 1,366 Texans have recovered.

In the press conference, he also mentioned that the Governor's Mansion will be lit up in blue in honor of frontline workers.