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9/9/2021 Austin-Travis County passes grim milestone of 1,000 COVID-19 deaths AUSTIN, Texas ‚Ai Austin-Travis County has reached a grim milestone during the COVID-19 pandemic: More than 1,000 people in the community have died from the coronavirus. August was the most deadly month we have seen since vaccines rolled out in January. On Sept. 8, Austin Public Health reported 23 new deaths, which pushed Austin and Travis County over the more than 1,000 threshold. Leaders say our best tool ...
9/8/2021 Travis County sets daily COVID deaths record, passes 1,000 total deaths On a day when Travis County tallied more than 1,000 deaths for the first time during the coronavirus pandemic and its highest daily COVID-19 death toll, improving hospital data released Wednesday offered some signs of hope. Austin Public Health reported 23 new deaths on Wednesday, which pushed the pandemic death toll in Travis County to 1,004. But the agency also saw a second day of decreases in the seven ...
9/6/2021 Coronavirus updates in Central Texas: Monday school and cases stat tracker ... coronavirus](/coronavirus) and COVID-19 news in the Austin area. Scroll down for the top headlines and latest updates in KVUE's Sept. 6 live blog. COVID-19 numbers: - Texas: More than 3 million cases have been reported in the state, and more than 57,000 people in Texas have died, [according to the Texas Department of State Health Services] . - Central Texas counties: [Austin-Travis County] : The seven-day moving average for ...
9/3/2021 Coronavirus updates in Central Texas: Friday school and cases stat tracker ... coronavirus](/coronavirus) and COVID-19 news in the Austin area.Scroll down for the top headlines and latest updates in KVUE's Sept. 3 live blog.COVID-19 numbers:- Texas: More than 3 million cases have been reported in the state, and more than 56,200 people in Texas have died, [according to the Texas Department of State Health Services] .- Central Texas counties: [Austin-Travis County] : The seven-day moving average for ...
9/1/2021 Coronavirus updates in Central Texas: Wednesday school and cases stat tracker ... coronavirus](/coronavirus) and COVID-19 news in the Austin area. Scroll down for the top headlines and latest updates in KVUE's Sept. 1 live blog. COVID-19 numbers: - Texas: More than 3 million cases have been reported in the state, and more than 55,600 people in Texas have died, [according to the Texas Department of State Health Services] . - Central Texas counties: [Austin-Travis County] : The seven-day moving average for ...
8/31/2021 Coronavirus updates in Central Texas: Tuesday school and cases stat tracker ... coronavirus](/coronavirus) and COVID-19 news in the Austin area. Scroll down for the top headlines and latest updates in KVUE's Aug. 31 live blog. COVID-19 numbers: - Texas: More than 2.9 million cases have been reported in the state, and more than 55,400 people in Texas have died, [according to the Texas Department of State Health Services] . - Central Texas counties: [Austin-Travis County] : The seven-day moving average for ...
8/30/2021 Coronavirus updates in Central Texas: Monday school and cases stat tracker ... coronavirus](/coronavirus) and COVID-19 news in the Austin area. Scroll down for the top headlines and latest updates in KVUE's Aug. 30 live blog. COVID-19 numbers: - Texas: More than 2.9 million cases have been reported in the state, and more than 55,300 people in Texas have died, [according to the Texas Department of State Health Services] . - Central Texas counties: [Austin-Travis County] : The 7-day moving average for ...
8/27/2021 Austin officials devise booster shot plans With Texas hospital resources being stretched thinner each day as the latest coronavirus surge continues, Austin health officials on Friday said they plan to make vaccine booster shots available to all Austinites Sept. 20. The ... low of one bed available. Meanwhile, Austin Public Health and Travis County health officials were tracking 636 people in the hospital with COVID-19, an improvement after the county set a pandemic record high with ...
8/25/2021 Coronavirus updates in Central Texas: City of Austin resuming in-person public comment on Sept. 1 ... coronavirus](/coronavirus) and COVID-19 news in the Austin area. Scroll down for the top headlines and latest updates in KVUE's Aug. 25 live blog. COVID-19 numbers: - Texas: More than 2.9 million cases have been reported in the state, and more than 54,200 people in Texas have died, [according to the Texas Department of State Health Services] . - Central Texas counties: [Austin-Travis County] : The 7-day moving average for ...
8/25/2021 Travis County approves employee COVID-19 vaccine incentive program Eager to stop a surge in coronavirus cases that continues to strain hospitals, Travis County commissioners this week gave a green light to an employee vaccine incentive program‚Ai valued at up to $4 million ‚Ai that will add two extra days of personal leave for employees to use at their discretion through August 2023. The move comes as Austin Public Health and Travis County health officials on Wednesday reported ...
8/24/2021 Coronavirus updates in Central Texas: Tuesday school and cases stat tracker ... coronavirus](/coronavirus) and COVID-19 news in the Austin area. Scroll down for the top headlines and latest updates in KVUE's Aug. 24 live blog. COVID-19 numbers: - Texas: More than 2.9 million cases have been reported in the state, and more than 54,000 people in Texas have died, [according to the Texas Department of State Health Services] . - Central Texas counties: [Austin-Travis County] : The 7-day moving average for ...
8/20/2021 Coronavirus updates in Central Texas: Friday school and cases stat tracker ... coronavirus](/coronavirus) and COVID-19 news in the Austin area. Scroll down for the top headlines and latest updates in KVUE's Aug. 20 live blog. COVID-19 numbers: - Texas: More than 2.8 million cases have been reported in the state, and more than 53,500 people in Texas have died, [according to the Texas Department of State Health Services] . - Central Texas counties: [Austin-Travis County] : The seven-day moving average of ...
8/20/2021 Texas Supreme Court rejects Abbott's ban on school mask mandates — for now The Washington Post The Washington Post is providing this important information about the coronavirus for free. For more free coverage of the coronavirus pandemic, sign up for our Coronavirus Updates newsletter where all stories are free to read ... Ken Paxton (R) to block temporary restraining orders issued by Travis County Judge Jan Soifer. Parents in Travis County, home to Austin, with children under age 12 who are not eligible to receive a coronavirus ...
8/20/2021 Texas Supreme Court temporarily rejects Greg Abbott's ban on school mask mandates - The Washington Post The Washington Post The Washington Post is providing this important information about the coronavirus for free. For more free coverage of the coronavirus pandemic, sign up for our Coronavirus Updates newsletter where all stories are free to read ... Ken Paxton (R) to block temporary restraining orders issued by Travis County Judge Jan Soifer. Parents in Travis County, home to Austin, with children under age 12 who are not eligible to receive a coronavirus ...
8/19/2021 ACL Fest 2021 will require proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test ... Travis County is 76. An average of 601 people are hospitalized as of Wednesday. Austin is currently in Stage 5 of the area's risk-based COVID-19 guidelines. After more than a year of isolation, Austin music fans have shown that they are eager to return to Zilker Park for an in-person ACL Fest ...
8/18/2021 Austin breaks record for third day with 223 people in ICUs with coronavirus, data show | News & Features | ArcaMax Publishing AUSTIN, Texas ‚Ai Austin on Wednesday recorded the most ever patients in intensive care units across the area with coronavirus-related illnesses since the pandemic began last spring, according to the latest data from Austin's ... with illnesses linked to the disease.Dr. Desmar Walkes, Austin-Travis County health authority, said on Tuesday that while those needing intensive care and ventilators continue to increase, there is some hope Austin has reached ...
8/18/2021 Austin COVID hospitalization averages plateau, but ICUs still struggle Austin and Travis County's most recent coronavirus data shows the average for new daily hospital admissions linked to the disease appear to be plateauing, but the area's leading health official said the recent steadying does not mean the surge is over as the area continued to break pandemic records Tuesday. The news comes the same day that Gov. Greg Abbott announced that he had tested positive for COVID-19 despite ...
8/18/2021 Travis County Texas vaccine rate: How many people are vaccinated? Travis County COVID-19 vaccine tracker: 59% of people fully vaccinated Chastity Laskey, USA TODAY NETWORK Travis County has administered more than 1,486,097 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, as of Aug. 17, according to ... either Pfizer or Moderna). Texas reported 3,384,466 total cases of coronavirus, an increase of 3% from the week before. The five counties with the highest percentage of their population fully vaccinated in Texas as of ...
8/13/2021 Austin COVID cases are 'overwhelming' hospital staff, ICU beds Brent Thompson of Buda has been struggling to breathe for more than a week. While his condition has started to improve, he remains at Ascension Seton Medical Center in Central Austin on oxygen. Thompson was one of 608 people in Austin-area hospitals on Thursday with the coronavirus. Of those, 196 were in intensive care units, and 127 were on ventilators. A day earlier, Travis County set two pandemic records ...
8/13/2021 Coronavirus updates in Central Texas: Friday stats tracker ... coronavirus](/coronavirus) and COVID-19 news in the Austin area. Scroll down for the top headlines and latest updates in KVUE's Aug. 13 live blog. COVID-19 numbers: - Texas: More than 2.7 million cases have been reported in the state, and more than 52,700 people in Texas have died, [according to the Texas Department of State Health Services] . - Central Texas counties: [Austin-Travis County] : The seven-day moving average of ...
8/4/2021 As vaccine mandates grow, why some say it should be a choice TEXAS, USA ‚Ai Fears over the delta variant and lower coronavirus vaccination rates are causing the debate for vaccine mandates to heat up. In the past few weeks, more companies and governments [announced](/article/news ... get vaccinated, gets vaccinated," said Dr. Desmar Walkes, the Austin-Travis County health authority, on Tuesday. As of Tuesday, 47% of Texans have not received the COVID-19 vaccine, according to data tracked by the ...
8/1/2021 Nearly every ICU bed in Central Texas filled amid COVID-19 surge, officials warn NY Daily News ... coronavirus first started its spread across the state. The effected area, dubbed ‚AuTrauma Region O,‚Au includes Travis County, in which Austin is located, as well as another 10 counties. ‚AuWe are running out of time and our community must act now,‚Au Austin-Travis County Health Authority ‚A ...
7/31/2021 Travis County at Stage 5 threshold, Abbott orders limit local response Austin and Travis County on Friday reached the threshold to qualify for the dire Stage 5 of Austin Public Health's risk-based guidelines for the coronavirus pandemic, which have only been issued during the most severe level of community spread of the disease. A third wave of coronavirus cases, made up mainly of unvaccinated residents, is being driven by the unbridled spread of the delta variant, a mutation of the ...
7/31/2021 Only 16 ICU beds available in region, Austin health officials warn Austin Public Health leaders on Friday warned the public that only 16 staffed intensive care unit beds are left available in the entire region, the lowest number of such beds since the start of the coronavirus pandemic before vaccines were widely available . Those 16 staffed intensive care unit beds include every hospital in Travis, Williamson, Hays, Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Fayette, Lee, Llano and San Saba counties. Related: Travis County ...
7/31/2021 US coronavirus: Unvaccinated Covid-19 patients are filling up hospitals, putting the care of others at risk, doctors say MSN ... risk to the entire community has significantly increased, and not just to those who are needing treatment for COVID," Austin-Travis County Health Authority Dr. Desmar Walkes said in a statement. "If we fail to ... several times more contagious than the original strain of novel coronavirus and appears to cause more severe disease , according to an internal presentation from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "Given higher transmissibility ...