HOUSTON (AP) — State data shows that more than 3,000 nursing home residents in Texas have tested positive for the coronavirus. The Houston Chronicle reports that the 3,000 positive tests represent about 4% of the estimated number of Texas residents living in nursing homes. By comparison, about 0.15% of Texas residents have tested positive for the virus. Advocates and family members have been calling for more detailed information that shows cases by specific facility or at least by county. Republican Gov. Greg Abbott on Monday ordered coronavirus testing for all Texas nursing home residents.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas health officials on Tuesday said there had been more than 13,500 reported deaths from the coronavirus, as the governor a day earlier extended the state’s disaster declaration in response to […]
TEXARKANA — Bowie County is offering two different COVID-19 testing sites this week. The first will be June 18-20 at Texarkana-Bowie Family Health Center from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. each day. No appointment is […]
TEXARKANA — The Bowie County emergency operations center reports the health department is tracing 300 active cases of COVID-19. The total number of coronavirus cases in the county has risen to 619 since the pandemic […]