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COVID-19 Recession in Texas

As unemployment roils the state, some Texans have given up on trying to get help

254,199 Texans filed for unemployment last week — bringing the total number of claims to over 1.5 million in six weeks.

Most business in the small town of McGregor are closed due to the coronavirus 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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