Texas Health To Postpone Elective, Non-Essential Surgeries, Procedures Due To COVID-19 SurgeA spokesperson said the the prevalence of COVID-19 positive patients has caused "a severe stress on inpatient and emergency department bed capacity and staffing resources."
Refrigerated Trailers Now Being Used To Store Bodies As COVID-19 Cases, Deaths Surge In Tarrant CountyWith a surge in COVID-19 related deaths in Tarrant County the medical examiner's office has started using two refrigerated trailers to store bodies.
Dire Warning From Dallas Hospital CEO: Coronavirus Second Surge Exhausting StaffFrustrated. Worried. And just about worn out. Those on the front lines of the Covid pandemic making urgent pleas for the community to take precautions.
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.
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.
Texas Records 20K Coronavirus Deaths, 2nd Most In USSo far, Texas leaders have given no indication of forthcoming restrictions to keep people from gathering and spreading the virus.
'This Week's Been Terrible': Dallas, Tarrant Co. Leaders Want To Take Aggressive Action During COVID-19 SurgeTarrant County Public Health reported 1,402 new coronavirus cases Friday, Nov. 13, which was the highest daily total anywhere in the region that day.
7K Texans Hospitalized With Coronavirus For 1st Time Since AugustThe Texas Department of State Health Services said that there were 7,083 people hospitalized in the state with COVID-19 as cases continue to rise.
Big Grocery Chains Look To Avoid Empty Shelves By Restricting Amount Of Same Items One Can BuyKroger is only allowing customers to buy two of certain items like toilet paper and disinfecting wipes, supplies that were flying off store shelves as people panicked earlier this year.
Nearly 7K Texas Coronavirus Patients Hospitalized During Spike In CasesThe 6,925 hospitalizations are the most Texas has counted since Aug. 12, according to reports by the Texas Department of State Health Services.
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.
Trailers Sent To El Paso To Handle Possible Coronavirus Death SurgeThe Texas Funeral Service Commission also has been asked to send representatives to make an assessment of the needs of the area's funeral homes and mortuaries.
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.
Texas County Goes Back Into 'Shutdown' Due To Coronavirus Case SurgeTexas Attorney General Ken Paxton tweeted that County Judge Ricardo Samaniego “has no authority to shut down businesses in El Paso County."
Texas Coronavirus Hospitalizations Increase Nearly 2,500 Since Beginning Of MonthThe 5,650 hospitalizations reported Wednesday were also the most since Aug. 19.