Texas Gov. Greg Abbott gave an update on the state’s response to the novel coronavirus on Wednesday.
Watch Gov. Abbott’s remarks in the video player above.
Abbott’s news conference comes a day after a federal appeals court ruled that Texas could ban most abortions while the state is under an emergency order that limits non-essential surgeries due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Texas currently has more than 8,000 reported cases of the novel coronavirus, according to data from the Texas Department of State Health Services.