Tag Archives: Greg Abbott

Gov. Greg Abbott discusses timeline for COVID-19 vaccine distribution

[ad_1] Need to stay updated on coronavirus news in Texas? Our evening roundup will help you stay on top of the day’s latest updates. Sign up here. Texans can expect to see “widespread distribution” of COVID-19 vaccines by March to recipients beyond the front-line health care workers who are currently …

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TribCast: The COVID-19 vaccine arrives in Texas

[ad_1] Quality journalism doesn’t come free Perhaps it goes without saying — but producing quality journalism isn’t cheap. At a time when newsroom resources and revenue across the country are declining, The Texas Tribune remains committed to sustaining our mission: creating a more engaged and informed Texas with every story …

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Dan Patrick shares details on COVID-19 protocols for legislative session

[ad_1] As the latest discussions over how the Texas Legislature should operate during a pandemic continue to surface, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick told members of the Texas Senate this week that people wishing to testify on legislation before a committee may need to register days beforehand and take a coronavirus …

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Texas teachers, school staff want coronavirus vaccine priority

[ad_1] Need to stay updated on coronavirus news in Texas? Our evening roundup will help you stay on top of the day’s latest updates. Sign up here. Education advocates are urging Gov. Greg Abbott to recognize teachers and school staff as front-line workers so they can be among the first …

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Texas may receive 1.4 million COVID-19 vaccine doses in December

[ad_1] Texas could receive coronavirus vaccine doses to give an initial dose to up to 1.4 million Texans in December, assuming U.S. health officials approve coronavirus vaccine candidates from drugmakers Pfizer and Moderna, Gov. Greg Abbott announced Wednesday. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has promised to send …

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Texas Capitol may face occupancy limits because of coronavirus

[ad_1] In the most detailed public glimpse yet at how the 2021 legislative session might play out during a pandemic, the chair of the committee that handles administrative operations in the Texas House told a group of lobbyists Tuesday that masks may be required in all public parts of the …

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Texas must boost COVID-19 controls, White House report says

[ad_1] Texas must ramp up efforts to slow the spread of the coronavirus as the state experiences a “full resurgence” of COVID-19 infections, according to White House guidelines. Texas is seeing an “unsustainable increase in hospitalizations” from the virus and “statewide mitigation must increase,” according to a White House Coronavirus …

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TribCast: Potential vaccine offers hope as coronavirus surges in Texas

[ad_1] In this week’s edition of the TribCast, Emma talks to Ross, Edgar and Patrick about the challenges of vaccine distribution in rural Texas, the latest in the allegations against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and the controversial new head of the Texas GOP. [ad_2] Source link

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El Paso is fighting the coronavirus and Texas officials

[ad_1] Need to stay updated on coronavirus news in Texas? Our evening roundup will help you stay on top of the day’s latest updates. Sign up here. El Paso has been so depleted by the coronavirus that the county’s makeshift morgues are relying on jail inmates to move bodies, and …

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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott won’t order lockdown as coronavirus cases rise

[ad_1] On June 26, Texas was reporting 5,102 people had been hospitalized due to the coronavirus, breaking a new record for the state. The positivity rate — the portion of tests that come back positive — had hovered above Gov. Greg Abbott’s “warning flag” level of 10% for more than …

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