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Coronavirus in Texas

Rice University canceling in-person classes after employee tested positive for novel coronavirus

It's the first Texas university to issue major cancellations, which come after the number of Houston-area people who were exposed to the virus overseas continued to rise. There has been no known community spread in Texas, officials said.

An aerial view of Rice University in Houston.

Coronavirus in Texas

As the coronavirus spreads across the state, The Texas Tribune is covering the most important health, economic and breaking developments that affect Texans, every day. Watch our Texas unemployment tracker, use our explainer on the coronavirus for essential information, and visit our map tracker for the number of cases, deaths and tests in Texas.

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