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Holidays and at-home tests mean omicron’s spread will be harder to track in Texas

The Texas Department of State Health Services, which tracks the number of coronavirus vaccinations, cases, hospitalizations and deaths across the state, won’t be updating its daily dashboard Friday through Sunday both this week and next over the holidays.

Senior testing administrator Rachel Cooley inserts a nasopharyngeal swab into a person getting tested for COVID-19 in south Austin on Dec. 21, 2021.

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