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Coronavirus in Texas

Coronavirus in Texas 4/8: Statewide cases top 9,000 with 177 deaths; San Antonio to furlough workers

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

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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

Dallas closing city parks for Easter weekend

Texas Supreme Court dismisses church petition

ACLU sues for release of four detained immigrants

Cities closing popular parks for Easter weekend

San Antonio to furlough 270 city workers

Texas reports 9,353 cases and 177 deaths

Lawmakers call for halt to bullet train project after layoffs

More than 2,000 sampling kits typically used on animals are repurposed to test humans

Food banks face grocery shortage as demand surges

State officials won't release comprehensive data on infections in nursing homes

Gov. Abbott to address efforts to care for those infected

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