Texas Covid-19 cases soar weeks after state lifts lockdown restrictions

Texas reported an all-time daily high of 5,489 new Covid-19 cases on Tuesday, weeks after the state became one of the earliest in the US to ease its coronavirus lockdown measures. The significant increase in cases has left hospitals in Houston near capacity, with some adult ICU patients treated at Texas Children’s hospital
Texas Covid-19 cases hit all-time daily high as Houston hospitals near capacity

In This Story: COVID-19

Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.

Symptoms of coronavirus

The main symptoms of coronavirus are:

  • a persistent new cough (non productive, dry)
  • a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
  • shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)

Latest News about Covid-19

Below are stories from around the globe related to the 2020 outbreak of novel Coronavirus – since the WHO gave the Covid-19 naming. Most recent items are posted nearest the top.

5 Recent Items: COVID-19

  • António Guterres (UN Secretary-General) on accelerating the end of the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Conservative Leader O’Toole spars with Trudeau in first Parliamentary appearance
  • Spain to lock down Covid-19 hotspot Madrid, angering regional government
  • Death toll from COVID-19 reaches 800 in Victoria | ABC News
  • UN Summit on Biodiversity – 30 September 2020
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