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Duval County Reports 20 Cases Of Coronavirus

Officials in Duval County confirmed on social media Monday morning that they are now reporting 20 new cases of coronavirus in that county. The highest concentration of cases appears to be zip code 78384 which has a total of nine active cases. That area encompasses the county seat of San Diego and parts of the rural area. The second highest

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46 Cases Of Coronavirus Reported At Corpus Christi State Living Center

State Senator Chuy Hinojosa confirmed on Monday that there have been 46 total cases of coronavirus reported at the Corpus Christi State Living Center, which houses some of the state’s most vulnerable residents. Of those cases, 22 of the infected persons are residents of the facility and another 24 are staff members. Senator Hinojosa confirmed that some of the cases

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The Story vs. The Narrative: How Bad Is The Coronavirus Situation In Nueces County? We May Never Know Unless There Is More Transparency

Matt Pierce-Briscoe The spread of coronavirus infections has taken a “swift and very dangerous turn” in Texas, Governor Greg Abbott has warned on Sunday in Dallas.  “Over just the past few weeks, the daily number of cases have gone from an average of about 2,000, to more than 5,000 a day,” he said.  Here in Nueces County the daily new

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New Local Covid-19 Data Shows Significant Increases As The State Sets A New Hospitalization Record

Nueces County reported some 228 new cases of coronavirus on Saturday with a total of 81 persons said to be recovering in the hospital. Of the patients recovering in area hospitals, the official count lists 18 as being in the ICU. While officials say that they believe there is sufficient hospital beds and ventilators in our county, they did say

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Abbott Announces Significant Changes To Reopening Of Texas

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott issued a new executive order Friday to close bars at 12 p.m. Friday. The order also limits restaurants to 50% capacity starting Monday in order to help prevent further spread of COVID-19. “As I said from the start, if the positivity rate rose above 10%, the State of Texas would take further action,” Gov. Abbott said

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Governor Abbott Announces Temporary Pause In Reopening Plan

On Thursday, Gov. Greg Abbott announced that the State of Texas will put a pause on further planned phases to reopen Texas. This move comes as the state responds to the recent increase in positive COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations. Gov. Abbott said that businesses that are permitted to open under the previous phases can continue to operate at the designated

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BREAKING: Abbott Issues Executive Order Postponing Non-Medically Necessary Procedures In Some Hotspot Counties

Gov. Greg Abbott issued an executive order on Thursday that ends all elective and non-medically necessary surgeries in four Texas counties. Currently, the order applies only to Bexar, Dallas, Harris, and Travis County. However, sources at the Governor’s office say that the executive order could be expanded without notice. The order that was issued on Thursday will remain in effect

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Governor Abbott Takes Aim On Coronavirus As Number Of Cases Continue To Increase

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott decided that he had to do something on Tuesday after the state recorded nearly 5,500 new COVID-19 cases. Abbott made new announcements that would allow further restriction on outdoor gatherings and child care centers across the state. While COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Texas, Governor Greg Abbott has expanded the ability of mayors and county

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