Skip to main content
Coronavirus in Texas

Coronavirus in Texas 3/19: Supreme Court halts evictions statewide

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

A sign for washing hands is seen during a news media tour of quarantine facilities for treating novel coronavirus at Jewish General Hospital in Montreal, Quebec, Canada on March 2, 2020.

Thursday's biggest developments:

Dallas officer tests positive for COVID-19

Texas Supreme Court halts most evictions for one month

"Non-essential visits" suspended in state hospitals and supported living centers

For criminal defendants, virus restrictions mean more jail time and higher risk

Texas testing and coronavirus cases increase

Evictions halted in Harris County

Travis County reports 23 positive cases

San Antonio COVID-19 cases reach 25

Not all insurance plans pay for remote health care that officials are urging

Some government employees aren't being given the option to work from home

Unemployment in Texas is expected to go up, but COVID-19's full economic punch still unclear

Texans need truth. Help us report it.

Support independent Texas news

Become a member. Join today.

Donate now

Explore related story topics

Economy Health care State government