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Coronavirus updates in Central Texas: What to know on Memorial Day

Here are the latest COVID-19 updates, closures and postponements in Central Texas for Monday, May 25.

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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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COVID-19 numbers:

  • Texas: More than 55,000 cases have been reported in the state, and more than 1,500 people in Texas have died, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services. The department estimates more than 33,300 people have recovered from the virus.
  • Central Texas counties: 
    • Travis County: More than 2,800 cases have been reported and at least 84 people have died. More than 1,008 people have recovered from the virus.
    • Williamson County: More than 520 cases have been reported and at least 21 people have died. More than 290 people have recovered from the virus.
    • Hays County: There have been at least 270 cases reported in the county and at least three people have died. Around 158 people have recovered from the virus.

Top headlines:


6:30 p.m.  The trail at Lake Pflugerville will reopen on Tuesday. The parking lot on the south side will reopen at 8 a.m. for trail users. The City of Pflugerville is encouraging trail users to practice social distancing and pick up all trash.

6:20 p.m. – Travis County announces 86 new cases and one new death. The county is now reporting 2,933 total cases, 85 deaths and 1,020 recoveries.

RELATED: LIST: Confirmed Central Texas coronavirus cases by county

4 p.m.  Here is the latest Texas COVID-19 data from the State dashboard. The positivity rate average is back below 5% and hospitalizations are back down as of Memorial Day.

11:13 a.m. – Williamson County health officials have announced the county's 22nd coronavirus related death, a woman in her 80s. To date, 565 cases have been reported with 325 recoveries.

RELATED: Coronavirus: Williamson County confirms 544 total cases, 22 deaths

11 a.m. – The Commemorative Air Force Warbird formation flyover in Austin has been delayed. The Commemorative Air Force Texas Wing officially took off at 2 p.m. heading for San Antonio. Weather permitting, that would place them in Austin around 4 p.m.

RELATED: Delayed: Commemorative Air Force Warbird formation flyover planned for Austin on Memorial Day

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