AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas reported its deadliest day of the pandemic with nearly 100 new deaths on Wednesday as newly confirmed cases continued soaring and Austin began preparations to turn the downtown convention center into a field hospital. The 98 reported deaths set a record one-day high, surpassing the record 60 deaths reported a day earlier. Texas is now reporting a total of 2,813 deaths. The state is also reported 9,979 new coronavirus cases Wednesday after hitting a record-high 10,028 new cases the day before. The state’s total number of reported cases is now at 220,564. Republican Gov. Greg Abbott aggressively began one of America’s fastest reopenings in May but has begun reversing course in recent weeks, ordering bars closed and mandating face coverings.
TEXAKANA — The Bowie County emergency operations center reports there have been 40 COVID-19 deaths since the pandemic began. Since the pandemic began, there have been 769 positive cases with 308 recoveries. The death rate […]
TEXARKANA — Texarkana, Texas mayor Bob Bruggeman signed emergency orders on Tuesday that restate and reaffirm executive orders signed on March 25 related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The reaffirmation involves parts of the mayor’s previous […]
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas health officials on Friday reported more than 3,978 new cases of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, along with 123 more COVID-19 deaths. Hospitalizations from COVID-19 also continued to fall with […]