Gov. Greg Abbott on Monday extended the early voting period for the November election by six days, citing continued challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic.
The Texas Tribune is using data from the Texas Department of State Health Services to track how many people have tested positive for the novel coronavirus in Texas each day. The state data comes from local health officials, and it may not represent all cases of the disease given limited testing. Here’s what we know about the daily numbers.
Three weeks after Gov. Greg Abbott required Texans to wear masks, epidemiologists and disease modelers say they are cautiously optimistic that the mandate is helping the state turn a corner in its efforts to contain an outbreak that has killed more than 4,500 Texans.
There will be mobile COVID-19 testing in Killeen Saturday.
A woman and a young helper pick up trash at City Park Saturday. Keep Copperas Cove Beautiful and the Parks and Recreation Department teamed up to clean up the Park, collecting over 500 pounds of trash. See the story on Page 5. — PHOTO By LARRY HAUK