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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. 22.

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COVID-19 numbers:

  • Texas: More than 1 million cases have been reported in the state, and more than 20,500 people in Texas have died, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services.
  • Central Texas counties: 
    • Travis County: At least 36,436 cases have been reported and at least 476 people have died. At least 33,403 people have recovered from the virus.
    • Hays County: At least 6,960 confirmed cases have been reported and at least 96 people have died. At least 6,193 people have recovered from the virus.
    • Williamson County: At least 11,559 cases have been reported in the county and at least 160 people have died. At least 10,716 people have recovered from the virus.

Updates:

9 p.m. – Travis County reported 261 new cases and zero new deaths of COVID-19. The positivity rate for the Austin-area is 5.16%.

4:30 p.m. – Texas reported 8,554 new cases Sunday, bringing the state's total to 1,094,275. There were 89 newly reported deaths today for a total of 20,556. Texas' positivity rate is 11.27%.

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