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Coronavirus in Texas

Several local mask mandates in Texas allowed for now as legal challenges to Gov. Greg Abbott’s ban mount

COVID-19 is surging again in Texas. Hospitalizations are increasing faster than at any other time. Local officials and school leaders are pushing back against Gov. Greg Abbott’s ban on mask mandates. Here’s the latest.

COVID-19 signage at Edward L. Blackshear Elementary School in East Austin informs students and faculty that they must wear face coverings on Aug. 9, 2021.

In blows to Gov. Greg Abbott, appeals courts uphold mask mandates in Dallas and San Antonio

Fort Worth school district's mask mandate temporarily blocked

Travis County judge temporarily OKs mask mandates for Harris County, several school districts

State's four most populous counties now have school mask mandates after Harris County issues new order

Houston school board unanimously approves mask mandate

Brownsville school board votes to sue Abbott as that district and Edinburg issue mask mandates

Harris County sues Gov. Greg Abbott, seeking right to order mask-wearing

Masks now required at all Dallas public universities and community colleges

Dallas College reinstates campus mask requirement

Gov. Greg Abbott, Attorney General Ken Paxton want to block Dallas County mask mandate

With the delta variant spreading, Texas COVID-19 hospitalizations have increased 400% in the last month

Fort Bend obtains judge’s permission to issue mask mandate

Austin and Travis County officials requiring masks for schools, local government facilities

State Sen. José Menéndez tests positive for the coronavirus

White House looking at whether it can challenge Gov. Greg Abbott on mask mandates

2,500 more medical workers being deployed to Texas hospitals

Texas Children's Hospital requires vaccinations for employees

Dallas County judge mandates masks as coronavirus infections soar

UT-San Antonio moves most classes online for beginning of semester

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