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.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Files For Temporary Injunction To End El Paso County's Coronavirus Surge ShutdownJudge Samaniego ordered the shutdown on Oct. 29 amid a skyrocketing number of COVID-19 cases he said was “overwhelming” the county’s medical resources.
El Paso Surpasses Single-Day COVID-19 Record With More Than 1600 New CasesOn October 31 El Paso surpassed its single-day record for COVID-19 cases as state and local officials in Texas spar over imposing a lockdown.
Texas Coronavirus Hospitalizations Increase Nearly 2,500 Since Beginning Of MonthThe 5,650 hospitalizations reported Wednesday were also the most since Aug. 19.
El Paso Residents Instructed To Stay Home For 2 Weeks During Coronavirus SurgeHealth officials are blaming the spike on family gatherings, multiple generations living in the same household and younger people going out to shop or conduct business.
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.
El Paso County Judge Imposes Curfew As Hospitals Reach Capacity Due To COVID-19 Surge: 'We Are At A Crisis Stage'The El Paso County judge announced Sunday the area's hospitals and intensive care units have reached capacity due to the recent COVID-19 surge and that a curfew will be imposed for all citizens.
Texas Gov. Abbott Requests Use Of Army Medical Center For Non-COVID Patients In El Paso During Current SurgeTexas Gov. Greg Abbott has requested authorization to use an Army medical center for non-COVID patients in El Paso due to a current surge in cases and hospitalizations in the area.