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Coronavirus in Texas

The state’s sending thousands of health care workers to Texas hospitals amid a new COVID-19 surge. Will it be enough?

So far the state has paid to hire more than 8,000 contract health care workers as hospitalizations from COVID-19 in Texas approach the record set last winter.

A nurse dons full PPE before entering the room of a COVID-19 patient at Goodall-Witcher Hospital in Clifton on Aug. 3, 2021.

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