Harris County coronavirus count: Recoveries jump, active cases fall under new case tracking definitions
The confirmed number of COVID-19 recoveries in Harris County jumped over the August 1 weekend as the city of Houston began operating under a new record keeping protocol that redefines recoveries to include any cases where it has been "28 days or more since the case was reported, or released from [the] hospital and [is] not deceased."
"We have to take the valve off. It’s a pressure cooker."
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More COVID-19 cases were confirmed in July than during the four months since the county's first case was identified.
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The Woodlands dining scene saw new venues announced, a closure and several new openings in July.
Montgomery-based Tony's Italian Delicatessen announced via Facebook on Aug. 25 that the eatery has expanded its delivery service to Spring.
County Judge Mark Keough and Precinct 3 Commissioner James Noack voted against the measure and said they favored an effective tax rate.
Officials said despite losses like a 64.8% decrease in oil and gas sales tax revenue, The Woodlands remains "financially strong" due to a diverse tax base.
The new complex opened in June at the edge of The Woodlands.
The vast majority of the new cases and deaths were confirmed in the city of Houston.
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Texas Association of School Administrators asks state for more local control, clear guidelines in 2020-21
TASA leaders said in the letter that changing guidelines coming from the state are overly complicated and have only created confusion.
The county's cumulative case count surpassed 6,000 cases, while active cases fell by 79.
Once buildout is complete later this year, the community will feature 32 homes ranging from 2,500 to 3,200 square feet.
Teachers, students, parents and administrators can access classes, assignments and grades through the system whether learning from the classroom or elsewhere.
All classes will be conducted live, giving students the opportunity to engage with teachers and fellow classmates.
Lone Star College is taking a conservative approach while planning for its upcoming budget.
Face masks will be required of guests in lobbies, hallways, restrooms and in auditoriums when not eating or drinking.
The Rose Lounge, an upscale bar, will open at Waterway Square in The Woodlands.
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The hospitalization trendline has slowly been moving downward in the county since around July 9. It has remained almost completely unchanged over the past five days.