AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Gov. Greg Abbott says Texas will push for increased coronavirus testing in minority communities. The Republican says the state will expand walk-up and drive-through testing sites in areas that have been hit hard by cases. Several black lawmakers have complained Texas isn’t doing enough to track racial data on patients or decrease the virus’ toll on black Americans. Abbott also said Texas will be poised to react to any surge in cases that may come from exposure in large public demonstrations held across the state in the wake of George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Texas has surpassed 381,000 and 153 more people have died from the illness caused by the virus. State health officials on Sunday said at […]
By JIM VERTUNO AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas will play high school football this fall with some changes that will delay the season for large schools and limit fan attendance. The University Interscholastic League announced […]
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas reported its largest single-day increases in deaths caused by the coronavirus. The Department of Health reported the spike on Friday as the state is moving forward with plans to […]