With record 10,000 in Texas hospitals, Gov. Abbott warns: 'Things will get worse'

With record 10,000 in Texas hospitals, Gov. Abbott warns: 'Things will get worse'

AUSTIN, Texas — With a record 10,002 coronavirus patients in Texas hospitals Friday, Gov. Greg Abbott again warned that he expects hospitalizations and deaths to continue to rise.In a series of television interviews Friday, Abbott urged Texans to follow his statewide mask order and said more restrictions will be needed if it’s ignored.“We will not have to lock down if people follow the simple requirement of wearing a face mask,” Abbott said in an interview with KSAT.Abbott extended his coronavirus-related disaster declaration for all Texas counties Friday, hours before state health officials r...


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