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.
Allen Fire Chief Asks Residents To Make Sacrifices This Holiday Season To Prevent COVID-19 SpreadChief Jonathan Boyd is urging residents to avoid large gatherings of friends and families from now through the holidays.
Texans Seeing Dangers Of Coronavirus As Cases In The State Soar Past 500,000As positive coronavirus cases in Texas soar past 500,000, state officials are redoubling their efforts to get residents to wear masks and practice social distancing.
As New Coronavirus Cases Drop In Texas, Doctors Urge Residents To Get Flu Shot This FallThe precautions people are taking to prevent getting COVID-19 could also decrease the number of flu cases this fall.
Texas Surpasses New York In Total Number Of Positive Coronavirus CasesThe total number of confirmed novel coronavirus cases in Texas has risen to more than 418,000, putting the Lone Star States at a higher case count than New York.
As Coronavirus Cases Spikes In Texas Republicans Prepare To Hold In-Person ConventionThe Republican Party of Texas' executive committee has passed a resolution in support of moving forward with its in-person convention in Houston.