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Texarkana Area COVID By-The-Numbers for July 21
Texarkana Area COVID By-The-Numbers for July 21
The state of Texas has doubled its hospitalizations in the last 30 days, case numbers have almost tripled, the good news is deaths, while climbing, are not climbing at the same rate as cases and hospitalizations. Hopefully, that means treatments are working, hospital stays are shorter and most people either have mild symptoms or are asymptomatic. There are tons of free vaccine opportunities all ov
Texarkana Area COVID By-The-Numbers for July 14
Texarkana Area COVID By-The-Numbers for July 14
Thank goodness we did not see an explosion of cases here in the Ark-La-Tex after the July 4th weekend as many feared. The numbers in the Bowie, Cass, and Miller County areas have increased some for sure but nothing near the panic levels the media and Feds want you to think. Again, hospitalizations are up just a bit in our zone F in Texas, increasing from around 3% to 4.43%. Remember the threshold
Texarkana Area COVID By-The-Numbers for July 7
Texarkana Area COVID By-The-Numbers for July 7
The numbers in the Bowie, Cass, and Miller County areas went down a little overall after that spike we saw last week, hospitalizations are up just a bit in our zone F in Texas. The real question will be what numbers come from the July 4th holiday weekend. We will find that out next week. The Texas side has done pretty well on vaccinations, Arkansas has finally surpassed the 1 Million mark for vacc
Texas Governor Closes Bars and Limits Restaurants to 50%, Again
Texas Governor Closes Bars and Limits Restaurants to 50%, Again
Governor Greg Abbott today issued an executive order limiting certain businesses and services as part of the state’s effort to contain the spread of COVID-19. This decision comes as the number of people testing positive for COVID-19 and the number of hospitalizations have increased and the positivity rate in Texas increased above 10%, which the Governor previously stated would lead to further prev