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Coronavirus in Texas: User-Friendly Map Gives You the Latest Info

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A user-friendly map has been developed by the Houston Chronicle in order to assist Texans in keeping up with the most recent statistics with COVID-19, a.k.a. Coronavirus cases in the state of Texas. The details on the map are derived from reporting done by the Chronicle as well as official data that the Texas Department of State Health Services has released.

Those making use of the map can view the spread of the virus throughout the state, which also helps by producing live updates. According to the detailed information available in the map, this graphic is considered one of the more comprehensive coronavirus trackers for the Lone Star State.

Coronavirus in Texas: User-Friendly Map Gives You the Latest Info

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At last report, at approximately 1:00 p.m. local time, there were 89 coronavirus cases confirmed in the entire state of Texas and one death. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has collected data pertaining to the coronavirus, which the Chronicle has made use of in tracking the cases. The information is also supported by both local and state public health departments.

In comparison, the CDC has also released a nationwide map that identifies coronavirus case counts across the entire United States. The states of New York, Washington, and California have reported the most confirmed cases. The latest updates globally are provided at the same link, provided here. The CDC has also issued details on what to do and who to contact if you start to feel ill. In addition, there’s also information on how to best protect yourself and your family. The symptoms for coronavirus are also listed on their site, as well as community resources for those that have questions on travel, schools and childcare, businesses and employers, and community and faith-based organizations. Those requiring additional details, guidance, or information on next steps with respect to diagnosis and treatment should review state health department resources online. High-risk age groups have been identified as being elderly and very young, including those with underlying respiratory conditions.