Skip to main content
Coronavirus in Texas

COVID-19 hospitalizations double in Texas as omicron strains staffing

The number is surging, though it is still much lower than the peak one year ago.

A worker scans a patient's barcode at a COVID-19 testing site at the Long Center for Performing Arts on Dec. 31, 2021, in Austin. With the new Omicron variant spreading ahead of the holidays, many are out getting tested.

Texans need truth. Help us report it.

Support independent Texas news

Become a member. Join today.

Donate now

Explore related story topics

Health care