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Coronavirus in Texas

Here's how the COVID-19 pandemic has unfolded in Texas since March

We put together a timeline of the state’s efforts to protect public health during the pandemic, and how those restrictions and provisions have changed over time.

Downtown Austin during the COVID-19 pandemic on April 12, 2020.

Editor’s note: The Texas Tribune is no longer updating this timeline. It covers events from March to December.

When did the novel coronavirus first start to affect Texas and Texans? We put together a timeline of the state’s efforts to protect public health during the pandemic, and how those restrictions and provisions have changed over time.

Disclosure: Steve Adler, a former Texas Tribune board chairman; SXSW; Walmart; the University of Texas; Texas A&M University and Texas State University have been financial supporters of The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan news organization that is funded in part by donations from members, foundations and corporate sponsors. Financial supporters play no role in the Tribune's journalism. Find a complete list of them here.

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