Harris County coronavirus count: Testing positivity rate declines; officials say bigger drop-off is needed
Harris County has confirmed an average of 1,300 new COVID-19 cases each day for the past seven days, according to public health data, but various gauges of the testing positivity rate in the Houston area show that a smaller percentage of people being tested have been testing positive.
While students will still receive an A-F rating, the test will no longer determine whether they can graduate.
Texas Medical Center has a ways to go before it is out of the woods, but some key COVID-19 metrics are showing signs of improvement.
Texas Health and Human Services Commission to post COVID-19 cases, deaths from nursing homes, assisted living centers
The data will be from state-supported living centers, state hospitals, and state-licensed nursing and assisted living facilities.
Harris County commissioners have a packed agenda to discuss at a July 28 meeting.
Early voting will now be held between Oct. 13-30.
“Close to 40 percent of all Texans identify as Hispanic, and their history is an integral part of Texas history that must be recognized and remembered,” Cornyn said. “By creating a new museum in the Smithsonian Institution, we can honor American Latino contributions and highlight their stories for future generations.”
The event will include virtual shopping, music and family activities.
Parents of students at Katy ISD and local private and charter schools are encouraged to provide their thoughts about the upcoming school year.
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The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the Katy area reached 4,838, according to data available at 4:30 p.m. July 24.
The last time Fort Bend County reported more than 200 new recoveries in a day was July 12.
As the new school year approaches, districts are tasked with protecting students and staff from further COVID-19 spread while parents face tough decisions.
As a result of the bankruptcy, the business will close all Catherines locations; many Justice stores; and a few Ann Taylor, Loft, Lane Bryant and Lou & Grey stores nationwide.
Here is how the Katy area residential real estate is coping under the coronavirus pandemic and economic slowdown
The start of in-person instruction may be delayed further based on public health conditions related to the coronavirus pandemic.
METRO frontline workers are getting some financial assistance.
Bipartisan bill introduced by Texas, Minnesota senators to provide relief to independent music venues
The Save Our Stages Act would provide grants worth six months of financial support for independent live music and entertainment venues.
The Trump administration said a new update to the National Environmental Policy Act is aimed at streamlining reviews for a variety of federal projects.
Businesses in Fort Bend County can also apply for a COVID-19 grant from the county to help them recover from the pandemic.