During a June 16 press conference about the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott made several claims about the virus in Texas.
“Fewer Texans test positive for COVID-19 than residents of any large state in the United States,” Abbott said. “We have the second lowest death rate of the 25 most affected states in America. Only about 10% or even less of Texans who test positive for COVID-19 ever even need to go to the hospital in the first place.”
Are those figures true?
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