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Coronavirus in Texas

With six confirmed cases, panic in Fort Bend County spreading faster than the coronavirus

If there is an epicenter of the new coronavirus in Texas, it’s arguably Fort Bend County, which had the first confirmed case of COVID-19 outside of the federal quarantine site in San Antonio. There are six total cases there now, all stemming from an Egypt cruise trip.

A map shows where the all the confirmed cases of Coronavirus across the world are at a call center for Coronavirus concerns …

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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The Fort Bend County Rosenberg Annex center is also serving as a call center for coronavirus concerns in Rosenberg, on March…
A bottle of hand sanitizer sits on a desk at a call center for coronavirus concerns in Rosenberg on March 10, 2020.

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