Latest developments: COVID-19 and the GOP convention

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner said city health officials will shut the state Republican convention down if participants fail to follow strict social distancing guidelines.
1:35 | 07/07/20

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Transcript for Latest developments: COVID-19 and the GOP convention
Now on ABC's Rachel Scott who's in Washington with all the latest headlines Forrest good afternoon regional. Jamie good afternoon going to be with you here is some a what we are working on and we start with a warning to those attending the state Republican Convention. In Texas Houston mayor Sylvester turner saying city health officials. We'll shut the convention down at participants failed to follow strict social distancing guidelines. The mayor saying there will be health officials on site to monitor cooperation with city covad rules. And the governor of Jordan to clearing a state of emergency. And activating up to a thousand National Guard troops to provide support at state buildings including the State Capitol. This after another weaken a violence including the shooting of an eight year old girl. And the mayor of Atlanta and her family is now fighting a confirmed corona virus case near key shall Lance bottoms telling our George Stephanopoulos on GMA. At her symptoms are mild so far but the mere. Criticizing the move by governor Brian Kent saying he won't mandate people to Wear a mask. But he sends an the National Guard without asking and celebrating this hairy hero in Franklin Tennessee rule the rescue dog waking up her owner Jack. With Branson barks the other night after fireworks. The dog racing next or turns out. That neighbor's house was on fire all escaping safely thanks to rue. But eighty and get this turns out that neighbor next door with the house on fire as a dog rumor. Who helped jet Jeff adopt through own worry you're about that rescue dog now rescuing her. As so many rescue dogs and deal hanging beautiful full circle story they're Rachel thank you.

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