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Coronavirus in Texas

The number of Texans filing for unemployment has soared 1,600% in two weeks

Last week alone, 275,597 out-of-work Texans filed for unemployment relief.

Closed businesses in the Deep Ellum area of Dallas on March 31, 2020.

Coronavirus in Texas

As the coronavirus spreads across the state, The Texas Tribune is covering the most important health, economic and breaking developments that affect Texans, every day. Watch our Texas unemployment tracker, use our explainer on the coronavirus for essential information, and visit our map tracker for the number of cases, deaths and tests in Texas.

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