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Texas to increase coronavirus testing — and study the virus’ impact — in black and Hispanic communities

The state’s data on the impacts of the pandemic on people of color has been incomplete.

Harris County Health Department nurse Harriet Lewis administers a test at a Harris County testing site located at Stallworth Stadium in Baytown on March 21, 2020.

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