Catch up on some of the latest coronavirus updates for the South Houston area below.
RECORDS: League City police disband parties, visit businesses reportedly violating stay-at-home order
In League City, where residents can be fined up to $2,000 for violating the city’s stay-at-home order, police have responded to 40 reports of individuals and businesses violating the ordinance in the past week, but no arrests or citations have been made yet.
Baylor College of Medicine enrolling participants in COVID-19 treatment trial
Enrollment is underway for a coronavirus treatment trial run by the Baylor College of Medicine. The 15-day study will be used to determine the safety and efficacy of an experimental antiviral drug to treat COVID-19 patients with evidence of pneumonia.
Q&A: Houston-area Realtor describes changes in business during coronavirus outbreak
Editor Jen Para spoke with a local Realtor who offers services throughout Houston on how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting the industry and what the future for real estate in the area may look like.
Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce shares information about small-business relief programs
April 3 is the first day lending institutions can begin processing applications for the Paycheck Protection Program, the new Small Business Administration loan program designed to aid small businesses and keep employees on the payroll during the coronavirus pandemic. The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce hosted a webinar and Q&A session on what this means for business owners.
MAP: Where are confirmed coronavirus cases located in Fort Bend County?
Fort Bend County’s 194 confirmed COVID-19 cases as of April 1 are broken down by precinct, age and gender.
Jake Magee, Hunter Marrow, Jen Para and Claire Shoop contributed to this report.