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Coronavirus updates in Central Texas: Travis County reports 122 new COVID-19 cases, zero new deaths

Here are the latest COVID-19 updates, closures and postponements in Central Texas for Sunday, Aug. 9.

AUSTIN, Texas — Editor's note: This live blog is no longer updating. For the latest coronavirus updates in Central Texas, check out KVUE's Aug. 10 live blog.

KVUE is keeping you updated with the latest coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, news in the Austin area.

Scroll down for the top headlines and latest updates in KVUE's Aug. 9 live blog.

COVID-19 numbers:

  • Texas: More than 486,000 cases have been reported in the state, and more than 8,400 people in Texas have died, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services.
  • Central Texas counties: 
    • Travis County: Over 22,700 cases have been reported and at least 298 people have died. At least 21,307 people have recovered from the virus.
    • Hays County: More than 5,000 confirmed cases have been reported and at least 34 people have died. At least 2,175 people have recovered from the virus.
    • Williamson County: More than 6,200 cases have been reported in the county and at least 90 people have died. More than 5,500 people have recovered from the virus.

Updates:

8 p.m. –  As of Aug. 9, Austin-Travis County is reporting 22,724 cases of COVID-19, with 298 deaths. At least 21,307 people have recovered.

For an age breakdown of those cases, see the Austin-Travis County online dashboard.

4:15 p.m. – The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) reported 4,879 new cases statewide on Sunday, the  fewest since July 27 and second-lowest daily total since the Fourth of July weekend. DSHS also reported 116 new deaths statewide.

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