Forty-four new cases were added Aug. 12, and more than 100 clinical recoveries were recorded.
Montgomery County commissioners approve use of additional $350,000 in CARES funds for COVID-19 supplies
The county also approved the purchase of fixed thermal scanner camera systems for the sheriff’s department at a cost not to exceed $500,000.
Judge Lina Hidalgo announced today a plan including best practices recommended for schools to open safely once the 2020-21 school year begins.
As school district officials across the U.S. prepare for the start of the 2020-21 school year, 179,990 new COVID-19 cases were reported in children nationwide between July 9 and Aug. 6—an increase of 90%, according to a report compiled by The American Academy of Pediatrics and the Children's Hospital Association.
July also set a record high median price for single-family homes, $271,830, a 8.7% year-over-year increase.
Harris County Commissioners Court is moving forward with the creation of an elections administrator office following the approval of a study Aug. 11.
The conference football season will begin Sept. 26, and fan capacity in stadiums will be up to each of the 10 member universities, according to the Big 12.
On the first day of school for Humble ISD students, thousands of students were unable to access online resources on the MyHumble server, which is the district's learning management platform.
More than 120,000 mobile hot spots and 250,000 devices will be distributed to students in need across Harris County due to a program unanimously approved by Harris County Commissioners Court on Aug. 11.
Meanwhile, 4,718 people have reportedly recovered.
As ICU occupancy has fallen, hospitals in the Texas Medical Center have been hovering around the threshold where surge capacity beds are needed.
Commissioners approved a $4 million transfer to the county's forensics center while advocating for a lower tax rate. But even under a lower tax rate, tax bills could still go up as property values rise.
Program providing free towing service expands to unincorporated Harris County, handful of new cities
The program was launched in 2018 and was previously only available within Houston city limits.
Montgomery County confirms 8 additional deaths related to COVID-19 Aug. 10; active cases continue decreasing
Seven of the individuals had comorbidities in addition to testing positive for COVID-19. The report on comorbidities was not available for the eighth individual.
The percentage has been slowly falling since reaching a high point above 50% in early July, according to data from the Southeast Texas Regional Advisory Council. Public health officials in Harris County have said they want to see that number below 15%.
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The number of deaths reported has been declining for the past three week, according to the Texas Medical Center.
This article was updated Aug. 8 to clarify that an 8% tax rate increase is not considered to be on the table by commissioners.