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Salons and barber shops allowed to re-open, joining most businesses, churches, shopping centers, and libraries. Bars and gyms remain closed.

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Face masks are required in Harris County for the next 30 days. Here’s what to know.

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4/23/20 - Gov. Greg Abbott says he’s ready to reopen ‘massive amounts of businesses’

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4/22/20 - Hidalgo orders Harris County residents to wear masks in public to prepare for the reopening of Texas.

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4/21/20 - Nearly 500,000 jobs available in Texas.

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4/21/20 - Galveston announces plans to reopen restaurants.

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4/20/20 - Gov. Greg Abbott outlines plans to reopen Texas.

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4/17/20 - Governor Abbott announces plan to reopen Texas economy after COVID-19 stay-at-home orders

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How Long Does It Take To Recover From COVID-19?

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CDC Director Lowers Death Toll Projection

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Texas City nursing home residents treated with Hydroxychloroquine.

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University of Texas Medical Branch developing tool to streamline COVID-19 vaccine development

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Houston Methodist first in the nation to try coronavirus blood transfusion therapy

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