LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas has reported its second-highest increase in new coronavirus cases and four more deaths from COVID-19, the illness caused by the virus. The Department of Health on Wednesday said at least 25,246 people have tested positive for the virus, an increase of 734 new cases since Tuesday. The department said 5,545 of those cases are active, meaning they don’t include people who have died or recovered. The one-day spike was the state’s highest since Thursday when it reported 878 new confirmed cases. The state’s cases have risen dramatically since it began allowing businesses to reopen in May.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The number of coronavirus cases in Texas is approaching 19,000 and the number who have died is now at least 477. The Texas Department of State Health Services on Sunday reported […]
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas’ state parks will close to the public after officials said they had problems that included difficulty ensuring compliance with social distancing amid the coronavirus pandemic. The Texas Parks and Wildlife […]