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.