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Ron Nirenberg's comment came as more people are set to be quarantined at Lackland Air Force Base. After criticizing health officials earlier this month, Nirenberg said the CDC has "made steps in the right direction" with how it oversees people who are quarantined. Full Story
A dramatic drop in oil prices over the weekend could harm Texas' oil and gas industry and economy, but experts say it all depends on how long they remain low — and how the COVID-19 epidemic plays out. Full Story
It's the first Texas university to issue major cancellations, which come after the number of Houston-area people who were exposed to the virus overseas continued to rise. There has been no known community spread in Texas, officials said. Full Story
Roughly 90 Texans are among the passengers heading to Lackland Air Force Base from a ship that had 21 confirmed cases of COVID-19. In Fort Bend County, officials have reported three new travel-related cases. Full Story
Health officials have said there are no instances of the virus spreading within a Texas community. The annual Austin festival founded in 1987 attracts more than 400,000 attendees from all over the world and generates hundreds of millions of dollars. Full Story
The March festival and other upcoming Texas events draw crowds from around the country and the world. But mounting fears around COVID-19 have some organizers canceling and attendees considering staying home. Full Story
Those moves — and an unsuccessful attempt to get an injunction against the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention — came after a person who tested "weakly positive" for the new coronavirus was released over the weekend. Full Story