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: 14,346
Texas Total Coronavirus Cases: 7,650,829
Texas New Coronavirus Deaths: 38
Texas Total Coronavirus Deaths: 90,124
U.S. New Coronavirus Cases: 85,116
U.S. Total Coronavirus Cases: 94,643,632
U.S. New Coronavirus Deaths: 335
U.S. Total Coronavirus Deaths: 1,062,151
Last updated August 13 2022
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Coronavirus News for Austin

Texas health commissioner describes state's continued response to COVID-19, monkeypox

The Texas health commissioner addressed the state's latest public health priorities as they continue to deal with COVID-19 and the rise in monkeypox cases. More info »

KDFW - 08/11/2022 08:42am

Monkeypox cases continue to rise in Austin as COVID-19 cases dip slightly

There are now 9 confirmed and 46 presumed cases of monkeypox in Austin. The area is in medium COVID spread level again as school is about to begin. More info »

Austin American-Statesman on MSN.com - 08/05/2022 09:06am

Hays, Caldwell and Mason counties sitting at 'high' COVID-19 risk level

Hays, Caldwell and Mason counties have all reached "high" COVID-19 community risk levels as of Thursday, according to the CDC. All other counties in the KVUE viewing area, including Travis, Williamson ... More info »

KVUE on MSN.com - 08/12/2022 05:04am

Two Central Texas counties return to high level of COVID-19 spread

Transmission rates fall throughout the Austin metro area, but hospital availability down is down in Hays and Caldwell counties. More info »

Austin American-Statesman on MSN.com - 08/12/2022 05:51am

Omicron is considered a milder coronavirus, but scientists aren't so sure

The conventional wisdom is that Omicron is less likely to cause serious illness, but that might have more to do with better immunity and treatments, not the virus itself. More info »

AOL - 08/12/2022 04:28am

How do you feel your community is responding to the coronavirus crisis:

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