LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson authorized high school football teams to begin no-contact practice with helmets next week as confirmed coronavirus cases topped 42,000 in the state since the pandemic began. Hutchinson also instructed the Arkansas Activities Association to submit a plan to the state Department of Health to allow football, volleyball and cheerleading to proceed this fall. The governor says Arkansas’ confirmed coronavirus cases increased by 752 on Friday and the state added 11 new deaths for a total of 453.
HOUSTON (AP) — Houston’s mayor is instructing police to begin issuing $250 fines for flouting statewide mask orders. Mayor Sylvester Turner said Monday he made the move in hopes that August will stamp out a […]
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Officials in Corpus Christi say they’re looking at ways to discourage vacationers from visiting the popular South Texas city amid the coronavirus outbreak in the state. The Corpus Christi Caller-Times […]
By JOHN L. MONE HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston medical diagnostic lab is now capable of testing thousands of blood samples for coronavirus antibodies. SynerGene Laboratories, a facility owned by Principle Health Systems, is offering […]