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KVUE is keeping you updated with the latest coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, news in the Austin area.
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- Texas: More than 62,000 cases have been reported in the state, and more than 1,600 people in Texas have died, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services. The department estimates more than 41,000 people have recovered from the virus.
- Central Texas counties:
- Travis County: More than 3,200 cases have been reported and at least 93 people have died. At least 1,152 people have recovered from the virus.
- Williamson County: More than 600 cases have been reported and at least 24 people have died. More than 380 people have recovered from the virus.
- Hays County: There have been at least 335 cases reported in the county and at least four people have died. Around 184 people have recovered from the virus.
- LIST: Confirmed Central Texas coronavirus cases by county
- New survey says about 1/3 of people have gone out to eat, drink in past two weeks
- Mayor Adler discusses how Austin is helping Latino community impacted by COVID-19
- Austin/Travis County remain in Stage 3 of COVID-19 risk-based guidelines, health leaders say
Williamson County officials confirmed there have been 24 deaths in the county due to COVID-19. There have been a total of 621 confirmed cases in the county. Currently, nine people in the county are hospitalized with the virus. A total of 391 recoveries have been reported. At least 206 cases are still active.
10:40 a.m. – As of May 31, day and overnight youth camps and youth sports can resume in Texas. Certain professional sports may also resume without in-person spectators. Those sports include basketball, baseball, car racing, football, golf, softball and tennis.
MORE CORONAVIRUS COVERAGE:
- Lake Travis High School students celebrate graduation with car parade
- Local office spaces prepare as some employees trickle back in to work
- Defenders Q&A: Where can I get a reliable COVID-19 test in Travis County?
- Here's when, where Central Texas Food Bank will distribute emergency food kits
- Travis Co. judge responds to Texas Attorney General's letter claiming county COVID-19 orders 'unlawful'
- Growing concerns in Central Texas foster care community due to coronavirus pandemic
- Q&A: Central Texas driver's license offices reopen May 29, and KVUE is answering your questions