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Coronavirus in Texas

An end to the omicron surge is in sight, but relief comes slowly in hard-hit Laredo

COVID-19 numbers are plummeting statewide, but on Texas’ southern border with Mexico, Laredo is still battling its fourth surge.

Families and friends watch the IBC Youth Parade Under the Stars in Laredo on Feb. 17, 2022.
Children dance behind a parade float during the IBC Youth Parade Under the Stars in Laredo on Feb. 17, 2022.

Two countries, one community, bigger risks 

International travelers present their ID and vaccination card before crossing the pedestrian bridge into downtown Laredo on …

More vulnerable 

A COVID-19 testing site run by Innovative GX Laboratories, a San Antonio-based lab, at the corner of San Bernardo and Lafaye…

Seeking solutions 

“Over it”

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