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Coronavirus in Texas

Coronavirus in Texas 3/20: More than 5,000 tests given, 212 test positive

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

Staff nurse Lt. Gretta Walter awaits the arrival of coronavirus test patients in the emergency room at Fort Belvoir Communit…

Coronavirus in Texas

As cases of the new strain of coronavirus grow worldwide, The Texas Tribune will continue to cover developments in Texas and nationally so our audience can stay as safe and informed as possible. Check back here for up-to-the-minute news, and visit our explainer on the coronavirus for essential information, including the number of cases in Texas and things everyone should know about the virus.

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Friday's biggest developments:

May primary runoff elections delayed until July

Health care providers delay non-urgent appointments, surgeries

Texas small businesses can apply for emergency federal loans

Troubled restaurants want sales tax payment delay, but state needs that money to respond to the virus

More than 200 people have tested positive for the coronavirus in Texas

Abbott suspends prisoner health care fees

Calls increase for Trump administration to release migrants from detention

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