Texas’ coronavirus hospitalizations hit new daily high as overall cases slip
A record 8,181 Texans with the coronavirus were hospitalized Sunday, a new daily high as overall cases slipped during the coronavirus pandemic.
Texas reported 3,449 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 Sunday, after a record high of 8,258 Saturday.
State health officials also reported 29 additional deaths, bringing the totals to 2,637 deaths and 195,239 confirmed cases.
The true number of cases is likely much higher because many people have not been tested and studies suggest that people can be infected and not feel sick.
Much of Texas started mandating face coverings Friday on the orders of Gov. Greg Abbott. The mask order carries a $250 fine. The order was the most dramatic about-face that Abbott has made, after what stood out as one of America’s swiftest reopenings.
Austin Mayor Steve Adler, a Democrat, told CNN’s “State of the Union” Sunday that …continued .
[Source: Fox News]