Austin and other towns across Texas are putting proactive measures in place to quell the spread of COVID-19. Disruptions to school, work, and major public gatherings are already manifesting and it’s important to stay up to date on what’s happening in the Austin, TX community.

Stay up to date and informed with our resources: Breaking public health news, information on your local Texas hospitals and healthcare facilities, information from the Texas Public Health Department, and Twitter updates from Texas government officials. Continue to visit our website for the latest updates.

Texas COVID-19 Cases

Texas New Coronavirus Cases: 858
Texas Total Coronavirus Cases: 8,363,465
Texas New Coronavirus Deaths: 1
Texas Total Coronavirus Deaths: 93,373
U.S. New Coronavirus Cases: 2,833
U.S. Total Coronavirus Cases: 107,084,488
U.S. New Coronavirus Deaths: 4
U.S. Total Coronavirus Deaths: 1,164,966
Last updated May 27, 2023
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Coronavirus News for Austin

Final approval given to bill allocating $1.5 billion to broadband expansion in Texas

Texas lawmakers made the biggest investment for broadband development in state history Sunday with a bill allocating $1.5 billion to an infrastructure fund that is meant to expand internet ... More info »

Click2Houston - 05/28/2023 07:22pm

Coronavirus in Texas: Austin Mayor Steve Adler calls on community to follow, help enforce new stay-at-home order

AUSTIN, Texas — In an April 14 press conference ... Escott said regarding talks about a "peak" or coronavirus, there has been a misconception that COVID-19 then suddenly goes away. More info »

KVUE - 05/07/2023 12:00pm

Fight still ahead for Texas' Ken Paxton after historic impeachment deepens GOP divisions

The historic impeachment of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is plunging Republicans into a bruising fight over whether to banish one of their own in America’s biggest red state ... More info »

ABC - 05/28/2023 02:06pm

Texas Legislature passes bill to offer new moms a year of Medicaid coverage

A committee of House and Senate members agreed to a plan to extend Medicaid coverage for a year after childbirth — with a controversial anti-abortion amendment attached. The bill now goes to both ... More info »

Click2Houston - 05/28/2023 04:40pm

Coronavirus Relief Funds Application Now Open In Austin

AUSTIN, TX — Applications for emergency funds to residents experiencing financial hardship related to the coronavirus pandemic opened on Monday, city officials reminded. The Rise 2.0 application ... More info »

Patch - 05/18/2023 12:00pm

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