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Coronavirus updates in Central Texas: Travis County reports 367 new cases

Here are the latest COVID-19 updates, closures and postponements in Central Texas for Saturday, Jan. 23.

AUSTIN, Texas — Editor's note: This blog is no longer being updated. Click here for Sunday's blog.

KVUE is keeping you updated with the latest coronavirus and COVID-19 news in the Austin area.

Scroll down for the top headlines and latest updates in KVUE's Jan. 23 live blog.

COVID-19 numbers:

  • Texas: More than 1.9 million cases have been reported in the state, and more than 33,700 people in Texas have died, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services.
  • Central Texas counties: 
    • Travis County: At least 64,658 cases have been reported and at least 625 people have died. At least 58,446 people have recovered from the virus.
    • Hays County: At least 13,915 confirmed cases have been reported and at least 171 people have died. At least 11,047 people have recovered from the virus. 
    • Williamson County: At least 28,979 cases have been reported in the county and at least 283 people have died. At least 26,617 people have recovered from the virus.

For a look at COVID-19 data across all of the state's counties, click here.

Updates:

6 p.m. – Travis County reported 367 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Saturday, bringing the total to 64,658 cases and 625 deaths since the start of the pandemic. At least 58,446 people have recovered from the virus.

Travis County currently has 553 people hospitalized with COVID-19, with 164 in the ICU and 100 on ventilators. There are 25 people being treated at the alternative care site at the Austin Convention Center.

2:30 p.m. – Rep. Lloyd Doggett says that the Austin VA Clinic is currently making appointments for veterans 75 years old and older. Veterans are asked to call 1-800-423-2111 and press #2 to schedule an appointment.

1 p.m. – Texas will receive 332,750 first doses of the COVID-19 vaccines the week of Jan. 25, as well as 216,350 second doses for people who have already been vaccinated. Learn more.

WATCH: A shot of hope: Austin-area seniors get 2nd doses of COVID-19 vaccines

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