First 3 days of May see 102 new coronavirus cases in Travis County

May 1 was the first day Texas restaurants were permitted to open their dining rooms and patios to dine-in customers during the coronavirus pandemic. (Nicholas Cicale/Community Impact Newspaper)
May 1 was the first day Texas restaurants were permitted to open their dining rooms and patios to dine-in customers during the coronavirus pandemic. (Nicholas Cicale/Community Impact Newspaper)

May 1 was the first day Texas restaurants were permitted to open their dining rooms and patios to dine-in customers during the coronavirus pandemic. (Nicholas Cicale/Community Impact Newspaper)

There have been 102 new confirmed cases of the coronavirus in Travis County so far in May.

According to a May 3 update from Travis County and Austin health officials, there have now been 1,756 total cases in the county since the pandemic began. Of those, 516 individuals have reported that they have fully recovered from the coronavirus.


There have also been 52 coronavirus-related deaths in the county, with five new deaths in May so far.
By Nicholas Cicale
Nick has been with Community Impact Newspaper since 2016, working with the Lake Travis-Westlake and Southwest Austin-Dripping Springs editions. He previously worked as a reporter in Minnesota and earned a degree from Florida State University.


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