The majority of the claims are in the oil and gas industry and the restaurant industry.
The county is also reporting 43 recoveries.
Gov. Greg Abbott waived the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness, or STAAR, testing requirements in March of earlier this year in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Q&A: Baylor College of Medicine's Dr. David Corry discusses immunity, vaccine production amid COVID-19 pandemic
Rapid development and distribution of a vaccine worldwide and successful achievement of herd immunity will be key players in determining the lifespan of the COVID-19 pandemic, said Dr. David Corry, a professor of Medicine in the Immunology, Allergy and Rheumatology Section at Baylor College of Medicine.
State announces partnership for increased COVID-19 testing for patients, staff at assisted-living facilities, nursing homes
These test sites will help the state work toward the goal of processing up to 100,000 tests in the first month.
Texas Medical Center reports only 4% uptick in ICU bed use despite continued COVID-19 case increases
Compared to 1,350 total intensive care units in use June 30, Texas Medical Center has seen only a slight uptick in occupancies since then, with 1,394 reported July 9.
Reminder: Today is your last chance to vote early before the the July 14 primary runoff.
The 12 deaths—the largest single day total in Harris County since the pandemic began—brings the total COVID-19 death count in the county to 423.
The death was of a Pearland nursing home resident.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott expanded the restrictions that initially required only hospitals in Bexar, Dallas, Harris, and Travis counties to postpone all non-medically necessary surgeries and procedures that are unrelated to COVID-19.
The University Interscholastic League released udpated guidelines for schools conducting summer activities such as sports training and marching band practices on July 8.
Participating patrons can play Black Restaurant Week Bingo and vote for their favorite participating eateries for a chance to win prizes such as restaurant gift cards, culinary treats and cash prizes.
The city of Houston confirmed only 204 new cases July 8—down from over 1,000 July 7—a discrepancy that officials attributed to a "computer system slowdown."
Apply for Harris County small-business loan, see Rock the Row summer series and more: News from Houston area
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As of July 8, all age groups have more confirmed cases than recoveries.
The 20-29 age bracket is now the age bracket with the most infected cases in the county.
Home sales were up across most pricing categories in Houston in June, with a 15.7% jump as compared to the same period last year.
Eligible small businesses may receive a grant of up to $25,000 to cover payroll costs, rent and other operating expenses.
Judge Mark Henry starts Galveston County COVID-19 task force; League City Council Member Hank Dugie will chair
Galveston County Judge Mark Henry is putting together a countywide COVID-19 business task force. Henry has appointed League City City Council Member Hank Dugie to chair the COVID-19 Business Taskforce.
See the latest data on COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in Harris County.
"We wanted to unite as many pastors as possible around some basic common denominators that we felt like could make a real impact in our city and move some things forward in the area of racial injustice in our city," said Jason Shepperd, the lead pastor of Church Project in The Woodlands.
The guidelines address on-campus activities, attendance requirements, and health and safety precautions that should be enforced at Texas schools this year.
Museum scales back reopening, bar owners react to second shutdown and more: Houston-area business, community news
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The county is also reporting another death.
Friendswood City Council votes to reallocate funds to Galveston County for coronavirus efforts, closes city facilities
The city closed city facilities starting July 7.