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Coronavirus updates in Central Texas: Travis County reports another death from COVID-19

Here are the latest COVID-19 updates, closures and postponements in Central Texas for Saturday, Oct. 31.

AUSTIN, Texas — Editor's note: This blog is no longer being updated.

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 Oct. 31 live blog.

COVID-19 numbers:

  • Texas: More than 893,400 cases have been reported in the state, and more than 17,900 people in Texas have died, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services.
  • Central Texas counties: 
    • Travis County: At least 32,143 cases have been reported and at least 452 people have died. At least 30,746 people have recovered from the virus.
    • Hays County: At least 6,132 confirmed cases have been reported and at least 87 people have died. At least 5,722 people have recovered from the virus.
    • Williamson County: At least 9,588 cases have been reported in the county and at least 154 people have died. At least 9,192 people have recovered from the virus.

Updates:

6 p.m. – Travis County reported another death from COVID-19 on Saturday along with 119 new confirmed cases, bringing the total to 32,143 cases and 452 deaths since the start of the pandemic. At least 30,746 people have recovered from the virus.

Travis County currently has 97 people hospitalized with COVID-19, with 41 in the ICU and 21 on ventilators.

8 a.m. – The Austin Latino Coalition and the Del Valle Community Coalition are partnering with health care providers to give out 250 flu shots, as well as COVID-19 personal protective equipment. The event is happening at Ojeda Middle School on McKinney Falls Parkway from 9 a.m. until noon.

WATCH: COVID-19 in Texas nursing homes: Facilities violated disease control standards

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