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Coronavirus in Texas

Coronavirus in Texas 3/25: Unemployment claims surge

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

A coronavirus safety sign and sanitizing products at the entrance to Ventec Life Systems, a ventilator manufacturer that has seen a large increase in demand since the global coronavirus disease outbreak began. Washington, March 18, 2020.

Wednesday's biggest developments:

Fort Bliss steps up health protection condition levels

Unemployment claims in Texas reach 30,000 a day

Texas gets federal disaster declaration

Texas reports 995 cases and 12 deaths

Southwest Airlines cuts 40% of flights

Dallas County jail reports inmate with coronavirus

Austin mayor says city does not have enough tests or medical equipment

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