Texas governor arrives in San Antonio with crates of water flown in as part of winter storm relief efforts
SAN ANTONIO – Governor Greg Abbott came to Port San Antonio on Sunday to provide an update on state recovery efforts, but he didn’t show up empty-handed. Water flown into San Antonio for winter storm relief. Full Screen Full Screen 1 / 12 Governor Abbott comes to San Antonio to give an update on the state's winter storm recovery efforts. In San Antonio, power has been restored to nearly all households, and 98% have had their water restored, as of Sunday morning, according to SAWS. RELATED: Texas governor asks President Joe Biden for major disaster declaration for winter storm
Jerry Jones says unlike other NFL teams, Cowboys will have fans in stands and Gov. Abbott gives blessing
ARLINGTON, Texas Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones expects to have some fans in the stands when the Cowboys open their home regular-season schedule at AT&T Stadium next month. The Cowboys have not released anything official on fan attendance, but Jones made the announcement Tuesday morning on 105.3 The Fan in Dallas. Jones was asked by the radio hosts if he had the green light from Texas Gov. Multiple NFL teams have announced they will begin the season without fans in stadiums due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Capacity for Cowboys home games is 80,000, but can be expanded to 105,000 with standing room only fans.
Gov. Abbott: Over 700 COVID-19 cases confirmed in one day in Amarillo
Greg Abbott in a release detailed the ongoing containment plan for the COVID-19 outbreak in Amarillo that reported over 700 positive cases Saturday. The release said that the Amarillo region currently has 516 hospital beds available, 236 surge beds available and 110 ventilators available. Furthermore, Abbott is sending an additional allotment of remdesivir to the Amarillo area. These actions follow Abbotts May 2nd deployment of mobile testing teams to provide free COVID-19 testing for Amarillo and surrounding communities. Since their inception, these mobile test collection teams, supported by TDEM, Texas Military Department, DSHS, and the EMTF, have tested over 34,500 Texans in 212 counties across the state.