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Coronavirus in Texas: Texas A&M System approves a plan for in-person classes during pandemic

Live updates: Texas reported 1,230 new coronavirus cases Friday. At least 61,006 Texans have tested positive for the virus, and 1,626 have died.

Customers wait in line to enter Chupacabra Cantina in downtown Austin as Texas bars reopened on May 22, 2020.

What you need to know Friday:

Texas reports 61,006 cases and 1,626 deaths

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