Texas Governor Greg Abbott, who has completely rejected COVID restrictions, said the latest COVID-19 figures for the state on Tuesday. Abbott said Texas had the lowest number of new COVID-19 cases reported in the state since the beginning of the pandemic.
“Texas reported the fewest new confirmed COVID cases since I see them being tracked in March of last year,” the governor wrote on Twitter.
In addition, the governor revealed that “the seven-day positivity rate dropped to a new all-time low” and “hospitalization dropped to a one-year low”.
“Fatalities fell to the third lowest level in 14 months,” Abbott added.
The news is Abbott’s latest victory since the Liberals condemned his decision to reopen Texas in March. Joe Biden condemned Texas and Mississippi officials in March for deciding to reopen the states, accusing them of “Neanderthal thinking” and calling the transfer a “big mistake”.
In contrast to almost everywhere else in the United States, Texas has returned to its normal state, which can be seen e.g. in baseball arenas: