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Texas pauses reopening

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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott pressed pause on the state's coronavirus reopening plan.

His decision came as the state reported 47 more deaths and nearly 6,000 infections, a daily record.

“The last thing we want to do as a state is go backwards and close down businesses," Abbott said. "This temporary pause will help our state corral the spread until we can safely enter the next phase of opening our state for business."

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