“COVID-19 is clearly showing what Texans already know: the state needs to address underlying, non-medical conditions that have a dramatic impact on their health,” Episcopal Health Foundation President and CEO Elena Marks said.
Area cities have canceled or modified their Independence Day events.
The San Antonio Street Bridge will open July 15, months ahead of schedule.
Hospitalizations of Comal County residents increased from 25 to 36 from June 30 to July 1, and the seven-day positivity rate increased to 32.3%.
The Texas comptroller's office has released June sales tax revenue figures.
More than 600,000 Texas public school students didn't complete assignments or respond to outreach during the coronavirus pandemic.
The annual festival brought more than 75,000 fans per day across two weekends last year and had a $291 million impact on the local economy.
While there are many unknowns regarding public education operations next year, one thing is for certain: Students will be required to take the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness, or STAAR test.
H-E-B officials confirmed via email June 30 that all stores will require shoppers and employees to wear masks beginning July 1.
Texans receiving unemployment benefits will have a little extra time before they have to prove they are actively looking for work to continue receiving state assistance.
The lawsuit was filed in Travis County District Court by Jared Woodfill, a Houston attorney who has led previous legal efforts opposing Abbott’s other shutdown orders during the pandemic.
The mobile testing site will be available by appointment July 1 and 3.
Hospitalizations in Comal County increased to 24, and Guadalupe County announced 26 previously unreported hospitalizations.
The board of trustees will discuss the upcoming 2020-21 calendar, the district budget and COVID-19-related purchases.
Gov. Greg Abbott urged the state’s residents on June 28 to go back to the basics of washing hands, wearing face coverings and maintaining safe distancing to slow the spread of coronavirus.
As the local spike in coronavirus cases accelerated, city officials dealt with the pandemic on numerous fronts.
Read the most popular new from this week from Central Texas.
Early voting for the July 14 elections will last from June 29-July 10.
Texans face new travel restrictions in several states across the U.S. Read here to see which states and countries require documentation or quarantine for visiting Texans.
New orders from the governor close bars as of 12 p.m. June 26 and direct restaurants to limit dine-in areas to 50% capacity starting June 29.
The Texas Department of State Health Services reported 127 new cases of the coronavirus in Guadalupe County on June 25, bringing the county's total to 594 cases.
Texas Tribune: Texas’ Hispanic population grew by 2 million in the past decade, on pace to be largest share of state by 2021
Texas’ Hispanic population has grown by more than 2 million since 2010, according to new population estimates released June 25 by the U.S. Census Bureau, and the state's demographer now predicts that Hispanics will be the state's largest population group by mid-2021.
Food bank reschedules distribution, Georgetown's Blue Hole Park closes and more: Business and community news from Austin area
Read the latest business and community news from Central Texas here.