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Coronavirus in Texas 3/15: Texas count climbs; state gets a boost in medical safety supplies

Our staff is closely tracking developments on the new coronavirus in Texas. Check here for live updates.

Visitors pass a sign warning about the spread of germs, after another case of the COVID-19 was confirmed in Toronto, Canada. March 1, 2020.

Sunday's biggest developments:

State extends the expiration date of some driver's licenses

Many Texas schools could be closed through academic year due to coronavirus, education commissioner warns

CDC recommends no gatherings of 50 or more people for next 8 weeks

State distributing more medical supplies

UT-Austin President tests negative for COVID-19

Latest coronavirus count climbs to 68 cases statewide

Community spread suspected in Matagorda County

DFW one of 13 U.S. airports accepting flights from Europe

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