Here are five recent updates from the metroplex, on businesses starting back up, people out of work and more.

Food, grocery delivery robots slated to launch soon in Frisco

Starship Technologies presented information during the Frisco City Council's work session May 5 on the company’s plans to contract with local merchants to offer deliveries through its robots.

Frisco restaurants, retailers find success on first day of reopening

Frisco restaurants and retailers took different approaches to reopening at no more than 25% capacity May 1 and saw different results in their first day under Gov. Greg Abbott's latest order.

Richardson residents, business owners react to first day of economy's reopening

Despite Gov. Abbott’s orders allowing some restaurants and businesses to fully reopen May 1, many in Richardson remained apprehensive amid the pandemic.

State agency: More than 11,000 Plano residents try to claim unemployment benefits; 1 in 5 ineligible

More than 11,000 people living in Plano ZIP codes have claimed unemployment benefits, the Texas Workforce Commission reported.

‘It’s like we’re all going back to normal’: May 1 reopening draws customer support for McKinney businesses

Many businesses and restaurants in McKinney cautiously reopened May 1 under Gov. Abbott’s orders, prompting a show of support from residents.

Daniel Houston, Elizabeth Uclés, Makenzie Plusnick, Miranda Jaimes, Olivia Lueckemeyer and William C. Wadsack contributed to this report.