What You Should Know About the Coronavirus in Texas

What You Should Know About the Coronavirus in Texas

COVID-in-texas-explainerSince its outbreak in China late last year, the novel coronavirus (and the disease it causes, known as COVID-19) has killed more than 175,000 people worldwide (as of April 22). The virus’s rapid spread across the globe has health officials scrambling to contend with the pandemic. What do Texans need to know about the outbreak? Here are some answers to help keep you informed. How many cases are there in Texas? The official count from the Texas Department of State Health Services stands at 21,944—as of 11:30 a.m. April 23—with 561 deaths and confirmed COVID-19 cases in 202 of the state’s 254 counties. How many more cases will we see in Texas? Hard to say, but Governor Greg Abbott has said that we can expect…View Original Post

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