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Texas’ coronavirus positivity rate exceeds “warning flag” level Abbott set as businesses reopened

In early May, Gov. Greg Abbott pointed to the positivity rate — a ratio of positive COVID-19 tests to all tests — and said anything over 10% was cause for alarm. As of Wednesday, Texas exceeded that mark for the first time since April.

A health care worker takes a patient's information at an Austin Regional Clinic COVID-19 testing site on June 17, 2020.

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