Governor Ignores Texas COVID-19 Spike

A series of disturbing headlines in my newsfeed as Texas “re-opens”.

As coronavirus cases spike, Texas mayors ask governor to allow them to require masks

Governor Greg Abbott’s office responded tersely, saying the mayors hadn’t “lifted a finger to impose penalties and enforcement mechanisms available to them.”

Texas Governor Says ‘No Reason Today To Be Alarmed’ As Coronavirus Cases Set Record

Texas coronavirus hospitalizations surge 11% in a single day

Texas governor denies request from mayors to mandate masks as coronavirus cases skyrocket