“We encourage employers to seriously consider returning to a model of home-based work,” said Harvey. “To move our economy in Houston, we must all do our part. ”
On Tuesday, governor Greg Abbott has asked the Texans to voluntarily remain at home if possible.
Texas seems to be heading in the wrong direction for economic recovery and health of the COVID-19. Abbott warned on Wednesday that the State was facing a “massive epidemic” in the case where more than 4 000 patients have been hospitalized with COVID-19 in a single day.
The case, in particular, are rising in the Houston region, where the local authorities reported Tuesday 1 648 new cases, bringing the regional total to 33, 565, according to an analysis by the Houston Chronicle local data on the health. Tuesday, 483 people in the Houston area have died of the COVID-19.