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Coronavirus deaths in Texas: 1,000 people die in just 10 days

After the first COVID-19 death in Texas — a 97-year-old man in Matagorda County who died on March 15 — it took 53 days before the state reached 1,000 deaths. On Monday, Texas reached 4,020 deaths only 10 days after crossing the 3,000 threshold. New coronavirus cases and hospitalizations have been rising fast across Texas […]

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85 Infants Test Positive For Covid-19 Coronavirus In Texas County

Texas is now dealing with surges in Covid-19 coronavirus cases in many different parts of the state. … [+] Pictured here is Texas Governor Greg Abbott. (Photo by Lynda M. Gonzalez-Pool/Getty Images) Getty Images The Covid-19 coronavirus is not a great way to welcome someone to the world. Nonetheless, as the following CBS DFW news […]

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Texas coronavirus hot spots are moving targets

Need to stay updated on coronavirus news in Texas? Our evening roundup will help you stay on top of the day’s latest updates. Sign up here. The trip from the Rio Grande Valley to the Panhandle is too far to make in a helicopter. So earlier this week, when an intubated COVID-19 patient left Harlingen, […]

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North Texas Hospitals Watching For Spread Of Coronavirus From July 4 Weekend – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Hospital administrators in North Texas will be watching to see if COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations spike again after Monday, which is more than two weeks after the Fourth of July holiday weekend. Stephen Love, president and CEO of the DFW Hospital Council, said Thursday, “Sometimes it takes as much as 12 to […]

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Latest coronavirus numbers in San Antonio and Texas, July 16

Facts not fear: KENS 5 is tracking the latest numbers from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in San Antonio and across Texas. SAN ANTONIO — We’re tracking the latest numbers from the coronavirus pandemic in San Antonio and across Texas. Here are the latest numbers reported by Bexar and surrounding counties: Bexar County: 5,501 cases and […]

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Key coronavirus trends in Texas since the pandemic began

Our news partners at the Texas Tribune break down COVID-19 positivity rates, hospitalizations and deaths in Texas from March to mid-July. AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas Tribune is using data from the Texas Department of State Health Services to track how many people have tested positive for the coronavirus in Texas each day, how many […]

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Texas prisons’ coronavirus outbreaks continue with thousands infected

Two Texas prisons each have more than 670 inmates with active coronavirus infections, according to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, the highest counts seen at any state lockup since the pandemic began. As of Monday, 672 men incarcerated at the Stiles Unit near Beaumont had active infections — a quarter of the lockup’s population, […]

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Greg Abbott’s critics lose clout as Texas coronavirus numbers climb

Editor’s note: If you’d like an email notice whenever we publish Ross Ramsey’s column, click here. If you would like to listen to the column, just click on the play button below. The trolls are real. Gov. Greg Abbott is feeling the derision of restive activists in his own party. They’re noisy — and powerless. […]

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Texas coronavirus cases make up nearly 14% of new U.S. cases

With the daily number of new coronavirus infections in Texas now exceeding that of most other states, experts say Texas has become a hot spot of the global pandemic and that more aggressive measures are needed to slow the virus’ spread. Texas’ new confirmed cases of the coronavirus now make up around 14% of the […]

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Coronavirus threatens to overwhelm Texas hospitals: Live updates | News

  Officials in Texas are warning that hospitals in the United States state could soon be overwhelmed if coronavirus cases continue to surge. The border between the Australian states of Victoria and New South Wales will be closed at midnight on Tuesday for the first time in a century. More than 11.4 million […]

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