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:
Texas Total Coronavirus Cases: 8,600,393
Texas New Coronavirus Deaths:
Texas Total Coronavirus Deaths: 94,424
U.S. New Coronavirus Cases: 1,648
U.S. Total Coronavirus Cases: 107,184,620
U.S. New Coronavirus Deaths: 8
U.S. Total Coronavirus Deaths: 1,166,662
Last updated June 10, 2023
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Coronavirus News for Austin

Texas attorney general sues Pfizer, claiming vaccines didn’t end pandemic quickly enough

Experts argue other assertions made in the lawsuit filing are completely unsubstantiated, such as one claiming that vaccinated people were more likely to die from COVID-19, which Texas health data ... More info »

The Texas Tribune on MSN - 12/01/2023 03:33am

AG Ken Paxton pushes false narrative in lawsuit over Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine | Grumet

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton should've checked the state's own numbers before he sued Pfizer over the effectiveness of its COVID-19 vaccine. More info »

Austin American-Statesman on MSN - 12/03/2023 10:05pm

‘Pursuing justice’: Texas sues Pfizer for overstating COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness

The pharmaceutical giant sought to “intimidate and silence” those who questioned the product’s efficacy, the lawsuit alleges. More info »

Sydney Morning Herald - 11/29/2023 08:15pm

‘Backyard’ of Texas Braces for Coronavirus Outbreak

Just like in the state’s capital city of Austin, where concerns about the virus ... West Texas has not yet seen any cases of the novel coronavirus or COVID-19, the disease the virus leads to. Texas ... More info »

Courthouse News Service - 11/30/2023 10:00am

Texas sues Pfizer over COVID-19 vaccine: ‘The pandemic did not end; it got worse’

In a lawsuit filed Thursday in state district court in Lubbock County, state Attorney General Ken Paxton accused Pfizer of promoting the vaccine and its boosters by making “unsupported claims.” ... More info »

Washington Times - 11/30/2023 09:31am

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