COVID-19 Pandemic Dominates Gov. Greg Abbott's State Of The State AddressGov. Greg Abbott also outlined five emergency items including expanding broadband access and no defunding of police.
40 More COVID-19 Deaths In Dallas County, Along With 1,427 New CasesThe 40 additional COVID-19 deaths reported Monday, tie Dallas County's highest report of deaths on a given day.
Dallas County Reports 1,617 New COVID-19 Cases, 12 Deaths SundayDallas County on Sunday reported 1,617 new cases of COVID-19, along with 12 more deaths.
Navarro County Health Director Kent Rogers Dies After Complications From COVID-19The health director of the Navarro County Health Department, Dr. Kent Rogers, died Saturday afternoon after complications from COVID-19, according to multiple Facebook posts.
Dallas County Ends Deadliest Week To COVID-19 With 1,407 New Cases, 20 More DeathsDallas County ended this week with 183 deaths to COVID-19, which is the most in one week since the pandemic began.
Texas Adds 18,109 New Coronavirus Cases, 332 Deaths SaturdayTexas health officials reported 18,109 new coronavirus cases on Saturday and 332 more deaths.
Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 Vaccine Still Has Advantages Despite Less EffectivenessOverall, Johnson & Johnson's vaccine is 85% effective in preventing severe disease with a single shot.
Dallas ISD's Sam Tasby Middle School Teachers Nearly 95% In Favor Of Longer School YearDallas ISD will be working to survey as many teachers, staff and parents as possible to decide whether or not their campuses will operate on their regular school year calendar or the one of two alternative calendars.
Economist Predicts Texas Will Add 518,000 Jobs This YearEconomists at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas predicted Friday that Texas will see 4.2% job growth this year, which amounts to the state adding 518,000 jobs.
Dallas County Sees Deadliest Week To COVID-19 With 30 More Deaths Reported FridayWith one day of reporting left to go, Dallas County has already seen its deadliest week to COVID-19 since the pandemic began as it added 30 more deaths on Friday.
2 Million COVID-19 Vaccines Administered In TexasTexas moved away from federal vaccine guidelines in December and joined other states in moving a broader population of older residents to the front of the line.
Dallas County Reports 1,637 New Coronavirus Cases, 37 More DeathsA total of 2,129 Dallas County residents have lost their lives due to COVID-19 illness after 37 more deaths were reported Thursday.
Texans Frustrated With Trying To Get Unemployment Benefit Issues FixedWhile new unemployment claims in Texas have ticked upward in recent weeks, many out-of-work Texans said they’re struggling to get through to the Texas Workforce Commission.
Texas To Receive Additional $2.5B For COVID-19 Response"The pandemic created an immediate threat to the health and safety of the general public requiring emergency response and protective measures throughout the state," FEMA said in a news release.
Southwest Airlines Takes First Full-Year Loss Since 1972, Posts Loss Of $3.1 BillionIt's the biggest loss for Southwest Airlines in nearly 50 years. The Dallas-based airline said Thursday it lost $3.1 billion in 2020 and bookings for early this year have stalled.