Tag: coronavirus

Articles about the coronavirus

Texas sees 1st case of new variant amid push for more shots

By JIM VERTUNO and JUAN A. LOZANO Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas reported its first known case of a person infected with the...

Have you received your $600 stimulus check?

The Internal Revenue Service has set up an online portal so you can get an update on your $600 stimulus check. The IRS says the...

Texas official urges people to stay home as virus cases soar

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Health officials in the Texas state capital on Wednesday again urged people to avoid holiday gatherings to slow the spread...

Rental assistance program designed to avoid evictions extended until March 15

By Kate McGee, Texas Tribune The Texas Supreme Court has extended its emergency eviction relief program for tenants behind on rent through at least March...

Texas inmates haven’t received coronavirus vaccine

By Jolie McCullough, Texas Tribune Texas’ prisons and jails have been coronavirus hot spots throughout the pandemic. At least about 200 Texas inmates have died...

Health workers at DHR declined COVID-19 vaccine, state senator and others lined up

By Vianna Davila, The Texas Tribune and ProPublica, and Karen Brooks Harper, The Texas Tribune So many workers at a hospital in the Rio Grande...

Biden to receive COVID vaccine as Trump remains on sidelines

By JILL COLVIN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden will receive his first dose of the coronavirus vaccine on live television as part...

Bidens to get first vaccine dose on Monday

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden and his wife, Jill, will be getting their first dose of the coronavirus vaccine on Monday. That’s according to Biden’s...

FDA advisory panel endorses Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine

By MATTHEW PERRONE and LAURAN NEERGAARD Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A government advisory panel endorsed a second COVID-19 vaccine Thursday, paving the way for...

Superintendents seek distance learning waiver

BISD Superintendent Rene Gutierrez and other superintendents in the Region One Educational Service Center have sent a letter to Texas Education Commissioner Mike Morath...