3,285 people have clinically recovered.
FEMA has adjusted its pre- and post-disaster response due to COVID-19.
Q&A: Houston business leader says federal Paycheck Protection Program has ‘made a significant difference’
"The doors [for business assistance] have been opened just about as wide as they can be made because it’s very unusual times," said Tim Jeffcoat, the district director of the U.S. Small Business Administration in Houston.
County officials said it was unclear if the court could reclassify federal coronavirus relief funds or if it would have to wait until the funding period had expired.
The requested changes would help freestanding emergency centers relieve overcrowding at hospitals and reduce the cost of coronavirus testing at their facilities, according to the Texas Association of Freestanding Emergency Centers.
Broken Barrel has permanently closed following just over three years being in the area.
Students can check out newly purchased laptops for free from the college.
Muse Mantra, a music and arts school, is offering in-person and online classes after a June opening.
With August rent due this weekend, housing advocates are calling on the county to act fast.
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American Federation of Teachers releases resolution supporting 'safety strikes' as 2020-21 school year approaches
According to AFT President Randi Weingarten, the ability for schools to reopen safely hinges on the federal government as state budgets continue to get slashed amid the pandemic-induced economic downturn.
See the latest trends on COVID-19 in Harris County.
Montgomery County public health officials reported slight declines in active COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations related to the disease July 28, along with an 3.84% increase in recoveries.
Precinct 3 Commissioner James Noack accused Tony Belinoski, the chief appraiser for the Montgomery County Appraisal District, of attempting to mislead the court and the public, which Belinoski denied.
Hearsay Gastrolounge is one of two recently announced concepts coming to Waterway Square.
Some breweries across the state may now reopen as restaurants after the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission released new guidelines on how restaurants may calculate their alcohol sales receipts.
Attorney General Ken Paxton: Decision to close schools lies with school districts, not health officials
The Texas Education Agency said July 28 it will follow the guidance laid out by Attorney General Ken Paxton and will not allow schools to close in-person instruction based solely on a blanket order from a local health authority.
Families have until Aug. 21 to apply for the program that provides a one-time payment of $285 per child to help those who lost access to free and reduced-priced meals when schools closed.
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Montgomery County records highest active coronavirus case count July 27 with 2,597; 65 residents in hospital
The county also confirmed the 54th county death related to COVID-19.
Six area farmer's markets are allowing SNAP customers to double their spending power.
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.