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Coronavirus in Texas

Coronavirus in Texas 4/3: Harris County has 1,000 infected residents; CDC now recommends cloth face coverings in public

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

Sparse traffic on the Congres Avenue bridge during the coronavirus pandemic. April 2, 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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Friday’s biggest developments

Dallas County judge clarifies stay-at-home order extended to April 30

Harris County surpasses 1,000 COVID-19 cases

CDC recommends cloth face coverings while in public

Since mid-March, Texas doubled the number of hospital beds available for COVID-19 patients

Texas congressional Democrats urge governor to shore up Workforce Commission

Texas reports 5,330 cases and 90 deaths

Cornyn says a national shelter-in-place would be an overreaction

A “Marshall Plan” for family doctors?

Dallas County extends stay-at-home through May 20

Report: Fraudulent COVID-19 test kits investigated in Laredo

San Antonio poised to close parks for Easter weekend

Work on the border wall continues — without social distancing

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