Gov. Greg Abbott

Gov. Greg Abbott plans to visit Victoria Tuesday to discuss the COVID-19 response with local officials.

The governor’s office announced the plans Monday. Abbott will visit Beaumont and Victoria “to hold briefings with local officials and provide an update on COVID-19,” according to a news release from the governor’s office.

The head of the Texas Division of Emergency Management, Nim Kidd, will also join Abbott for the briefings. Abbott will hold a briefing and news conference at the Victoria College Emerging Technology Complex at 2:15 p.m. Tuesday.

The Advocate will broadcast the briefing live via Facebook. Follow The Victoria Advocate on Facebook to watch the briefing.

If you have questions for Abbott or other officials, please email

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