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COVID-19 Recession in Texas

More than 1 million people in Texas filed for unemployment relief in the last month

Texas unemployment claims continue to rise as Texans struggle to file. The Texas Workforce Commission is expanding its call centers, servers and staff, but many still face delays.

Stellar Coffee Company in downtown San Marcos temporarily closed its operations during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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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