Gov. Abbott sets press conference Monday about continued state reopening

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AUSTIN (KFDX/KJTL) — Gov. Greg Abbott announced a press conference for Monday, May 18 at 2 p.m. to discuss the continuous strategic opening of Texas businesses.

This conference could discuss the second phase of Abbott’s plan to open the economy. Phase one of the plan began Friday, May 1 and included regulations like:

  • All retail stores, restaurants, movie theaters and malls however occupancy will be no more than 25 percent.
  • All museums and libraries may open to 25 percent occupancy but hands-on exhibits will remain closed.
  • Churches and places of worship can expand capacity.
  • Outdoor sports to open but no more than four members at a time.
  • All licensed healthcare professionals can return with fewer restrictions.

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