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Coronavirus in Texas

Coronavirus in Texas 4/1: El Paso strengthens stay-at-home order

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

A hand written signs alerts costumers that Jake’s Texas Tea House  is closed indefinitely in Waco. March 25, 2020.

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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Wednesday’s biggest developments

Report: Total of UT-Austin students testing positive after spring break trip now at 44

In Weslaco, groups of no more than 2 can only enter businesses

El Paso strengthens stay-at-home order

Texas reports 3,997 cases and 58 deaths

12 confirmed coronavirus cases at San Antonio nursing home

Houston leases hotels to house quarantined first responders and homeless

“Remain in Mexico” hearings postponed until May

Another execution stopped

Laredo City Council forcing residents to cover their noses and mouths outside homes

Paying rent another challenge for out-of-work Texans — and their landlords

Texans seeking abortions caught in legal tussle between providers and state officials

Harris County sticks with federal court agreement on bail, which conflicts with Abbott's executive order

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