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Coronavirus in Texas

With questions about omicron’s severity still unanswered, Texas braces for new COVID-19 wave this winter

Hospitalizations related to the virus remain low in the state, but the number of people testing positive is rising and once again fueling worries about the struggling health care system’s ability to weather a new surge.

A nurse administers an antibody treatment to a COVID-19 patient at Goodall-Witcher Hospital in Clifton on Aug. 3, 2021.

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