El Paso Mayor Says Recent COVID-19 Spike Due To 'Fatigue,' Many Cases Coming From Shopping At Large RetailersThe mayor of a Texas city hit hard by a recent spike in coronavirus cases says the blame can be pointed at "COVID fatigue" and that many cases are coming from shopping at large retailers.
Texas Counties Issue Curfews Through Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend To Limit Spread Of COVID-19Officials in the San Antonio area have imposed a partial curfew through the Thanksgiving holiday weekend in an effort to limit the spread of COVID-19.
Texas National Guard To Help El Paso Morgues With Deceased COVID-19 VictimsThe Texas National Guard has sent a 36-member team to El Paso to assist morgues in the border region with patients who have died from COVID-19.
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.
El Paso County Judge Blasts Ruling Overturning Shutdown OrderThe El Paso County judge said he is unhappy with a state appeals court ruling overturning his order closing nonessential businesses to slow the spread of the coronavirus, but he won't appeal it.
Texas Sets Daily Record With 10,865 New Coronavirus CasesThe new peak surge brings the state's case total ever closer to the 1 million-case mark with 974,230 cases reported since the pandemic began in early March, according to state figures.
3 Air Force Medical Teams Deployed To El Paso To Help Fight Coronavirus SurgeEl Paso joins a list of 10 other cities, including Houston, San Antonio and multiple cities in the Rio Grande Valley region, to receive aid from the Department of Defense.
El Paso County Reports Record-High 3,100 New Coronavirus Cases WednesdayThe COVID-19 surge in the El Paso area continues as health officials reported an all-time high of 3,100 new cases on Wednesday.
Republicans Keep Representative Will Hurd’s Seat In Congressional District 23Republican Will Hurd was one of the GOP’s most outspoken critics of President Donald Trump. When all the ballots were counted the party was able to hang on to his seat in Congressional District 23.