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Coronavirus in Texas: State attributes new single-day record for positive cases to holiday weekend lag, increased testing in prisons

Live updates: About 2.2 million Texans have filed for unemployment during the pandemic. Gov. Greg Abbott allows spectators for pro sports.

Roppolo's Pizza manager, C.J. Oyakhire, waits for customers on the first night that bars reopened after shutting down in March to help slow the spread of COVID-19 in Austin. May 22, 2020.

What you need to know Thursday:

Texas reports 59,776 cases and 1,601 deaths

Abbott allows spectators for pro sports

128,000 more Texans file for unemployment as businesses continue to reopen

Animal testing equipment will be used to test human coronavirus samples, Texas A&M says

Shell evacuates employees after outbreak on rig in Gulf of Mexico

Texas reports 57,921 cases and 1,562 deaths

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