More Than Two Dozen Aboard Carnival Cruise Ship From Texas Test Positive For COVIDMore than two dozen people aboard a Carnival cruise tested positive for COVID-19 just before the ship made a stop in Belize this week.
Garland ISD COVID-19 Cases Top 300 After Early Start To School YearOne week after returning to school, Garland ISD is reporting 314 active cases of COVID-19 among students and staff.
Austin Activates Emergency Alert System In Response To COVID SurgeAustin has activated its emergency alert system to warn the public of a "severely worsening COVID-19 situation" as area hospitalizations continue to surge.
Some North Texas Cities Seeing 85% COVID-19 Vaccination Rate, Others About Half ThatDallas County Health Director Dr. Philip Huang says the county has worked to make the vaccine as easy as possible to get, but certain populations have extra hurdles.
More Than 60% Of All US COVID Cases Were Reported Since Election Day, Now Variant Could Fuel SpreadThe number of positive COVID-19 cases in the U.S. is surging at an exponential rate. With some has 24 million cases in America, more than 60% of those have been reported since Election Day on November 3.
Italy Independent School District Extends Holiday Break Because Of COVID-19 SpikeA rise in COVID-19 cases has caused administrators in one North Texas town to extend the holiday break and keep schools closed. Over the weekend, officials with the Italy ISD made the decision.
Texas Sending Record Help To Hospitals To Relieve Overworked Staff: 'We're In Trouble'More doctors and nurses may still be needed as Texas rapidly accelerates toward 8,000 hospitalized COVID-19 patients for the first time since a deadly summer outbreak.
Hospital Systems Across Texas Strained As Positive COVID-19 Cases Soar To New LevelsTexas health officials reported 7,841 COVID-19 patients were hospitalized on Tuesday, 373 more than on Monday, the most since early August and about double the hospitalizations of a month ago.
Texas County Sends Emergency Text Alert To 4.7M Residents Requesting They Cancel Holiday Gatherings During COVID-19 Surge“This is not the year... to have a great holiday gathering, a great outing at the bar, restaurant. It’s just not the time,” said Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo.
With Surge In Coronavirus Cases Dallas Judge Clay Jenkins Urges Residents To 'Stop In-Home Gatherings, Trips To Restaurants & Bars'On November 16 Dallas County Health and Human Services reported 1,831 new positive cases of COVID-19 and one additional death.
Texas Department Of State Health Allocates Distribution Of COVID-19 Antibody Therapy To Acute Care HospitalsThe Texas Department of State Health Services is allocating an initial shipment of an emergency treatment for COVID-19 to be distributed to acute care hospitals as early as next week.
Experts: COVID-19 Pandemic Accelerating After Texas Confirms 1M cases, California Nears MarkCoronavirus infections continue to surge across the U.S. Just days after the U.S. topped 10 million cases, Texas on Wednesday became the first state with more than 1 million confirmed COVID-19 cases and now California is closing in on the same mark.
Latest Infections Make Texas The 1st U.S. State To Have More Than One Million COVID-19 CasesTexas has become the first U.S. state to have more than one million confirmed COVID-19 cases. The total includes all infections in the state since the start of the pandemic.
North Texas School District Shuts Down Buses After Transportation Workers Test Positive For CoronavirusAssistant Superintendent Dr. Felicia Donaldson said in a letter to EISD parents, school bus routes will not resume until Monday, November 9.
Texas County Imposes Curfew, Converts Convention Center Into Hospital As U.S. COVID-19 Cases Spike To Highest Ever AverageCoronavirus cases in the United States are surging. Over the last seven days the number of confirmed infections sends the average daily case totals to heights not seen since the pandemic began.