Gov. Greg Abbott to visit the Rio Grande Valley, examine damage caused by Hanna


Texas Governor Greg Abbott (Photo by Lynda M. Gonzalez-Pool/Getty Images)

HARLINGEN, Texas (KVEO) — Gov. Greg Abbott announced that he will be visiting the Rio Grande Valley on Tuesday to examine the damage caused by Hurricane Hanna, the governor’s office confirmed to KVEO.

During an interview with CBS4, Abbott addressed the impact that Hurricane Hanna could have on COVID-19 cases and Texas’ ongoing response to the number of positive cases in the Rio Grande Valley. 

Abbot said the state will be providing all resources needed in the Rio Grande Valley such as food, beds, shelter or PPE.

Abbott says as Valley residents go on with the recovery process to not forget their masks and continue social distancing.

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