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Coronavirus updates in Central Texas: What to know Sunday

Here are the latest COVID-19 updates, closures and postponements in Central Texas for Sunday, Nov. 15.

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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 Nov. 15 live blog.

COVID-19 numbers:

  • Texas: More than 1 million cases have been reported in the state, and more than 19,400 people in Texas have died, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services.
  • Central Texas counties: 
    • Travis County: At least 34,612 cases have been reported and at least 466 people have died. At least 32,165 people have recovered from the virus.
    • Hays County: At least 6,616 confirmed cases have been reported and at least 91 people have died. At least 6,014 people have recovered from the virus.
    • Williamson County: At least 10,842 cases have been reported in the county and at least 159 people have died. At least 10,479 people have recovered from the virus.


7 p.m. – Travis County reported 108 new cases and zero new deaths of COVID-19. As of Nov. 15, Austin-Travis County is reporting 34,612 cases of COVID-19, with 466 deaths. At least 32,165 people have recovered.

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

RELATED: Austin High School temporarily closing due to 'gradual but steady' rise in COVID-19 cases

5 p.m. – Starting Monday, students at Austin High School will learn remotely through at least Wednesday after the AISD said there has been a "gradual but steady" rise of COVID-19 cases at the campus. The district is also doing drive-up testing at the high school for students and staff who have been on campus, and for students who have been learning at home but are participating in extracurricular activities. The drive-up testing event will be from noon to 3 p.m. 

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