10 things Houstonians need to know for Monday, April 27

Hundreds of people visit Surfside Beach, but many didn’t respect social distancing.
Hundreds of people visit Surfside Beach, but many didn’t respect social distancing. (KPRC)

Hello from Click2Houston.com. It’s Monday, April 27, 2020. Here’s what to know today:

1. Abbott to discuss what’s next for Texas economy

Gov. Greg Abbot is expected to hold a news conference today to explain what is next for the Texas economy.

During a series of radio interviews Wednesday, Abbott gave the most details yet about the highly anticipated announcement, which he has been previewing since he announced preliminary steps to reopen the economy last week.

You can watch Monday’s announcement live starting at 2:30 p.m. on KPRC 2 and Click2houston.com.

2. H-E-B shoppers will be required to wear a mask at stores within Harris County

As the mandatory mask order over Harris County goes into effect on Monday, H-E-B stores within county limits will require employees and shoppers to wear a mask or face covering.

In a statement, H-E-B said: “Some cities have passed laws requiring the use of face coverings while in public and H-E-B will follow those regulations. Our Partners as well as customers must wear a proper face covering to enter our stores in cities where the law requires people to wear masks while in public.”