This is the third time the Williamson County and Cities Health District has reported mosquitoss positive with the virus since July.
In preparation for the landfalls of both tropical storms Marco and Laura this week, Gov. Greg Abbott issued a proclamation declaring a state of disaster in 23 coastal counties on Aug. 23, which was subsequently approved by the Federal Emergency Management Agency and President Donald Trump Aug. 24.
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The WCCHD also reported 25% of hospital beds, 17% of ICU beds and 81% of ventilators are available.
The burn ban prohibits the burning of household yard waste, such as leaves, grass, brush and other yard trimmings. It also prohibits burning to clear land of trees, stumps, shrubbery or other natural vegetation.
Upcoming city water projects serve as "catch-up" to move water at the needed rate.
Texas school systems will be required to report COVID-19 cases to the state, and this data will be posted publicly starting next month.
The ordinance bans camping in public areas and establishes a $500 violation fine per day or partial day.
The board will vote during its Aug. 27 meeting on a Texas Education Agency waiver allowing the district to have phased-in learning.
“We had anticipated starting the school year smoothly and obviously that didn’t happen,” LISD Superintendent Bruce Gearing told the board during their Aug. 20 meeting.
The county also saw a decrease in number of estimated active cases, down to 646.
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Average home prices jumped 4.6% in Cedar Park and 10.1% in Leander in year-over-year sales, according to July data from the Austin Board of Realtors.
'Honestly, the industry is kind of in shambles': Williamson County wedding industry gets knocked down again
Weddings and events are on track to lose an entire year of work due to coronavirus restrictions.
The Texas Workforce Commission has reported 3.2 million Texans have filed for unemployment relief since mid-March.
In order to generate revenue to fund the delivery of nearly $18 million in additional health care services, Central Health is looking to raise its property tax rate for the upcoming fiscal year.
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With the five additional deaths, the total is now 110.
Austin Public Health says University of Texas return poses complicated situation for COVID-19 prevention
The University of Texas at Austin begins its fall semester Aug. 26.
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After nearly 20 years of working in and owning gun shops in Austin, Russ Friesz decided to look homeward for his next business venture.
The shelter has found homes for 75 dogs and 31 cats from Jan. 1-June 30.