GOVERNOR, EDUCATION COMMISSIONER SAY SCHOOLS WILL OPEN IN FALL Posted in: Columns AUSTIN — While COVID-19 testing, contact tracing, case counts, hospitalizations and deaths increased last week, more and more Texans ventured out of their homes with the deadly coronavirus showing no sign of abatement. Gov. Greg Abbott recently renewed his COVID pandemic disaster declaration for all counties affected by the disease. Even ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!