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Health Care COVID-19 continues its grim record-setting pace in Texas

COVID-19 continues its grim record-setting pace in Texas

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Tarrant County reports four COVID deaths on Friday

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Tarrant County reports 4 COVID deaths on Thursday

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Tarrant County reports 7 COVID deaths on Tuesday and Wednesday

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The new coronavirus continues to cut its record-setting swath through Texas as state officials reported a record 10,351 new cases for the day Saturday.
That brought the total cases of COVID-19, the illness caused by the virus, to just over a quarter-million dating to the start of tracking in early March.
The true number of cases Arkansas though is likely higher because many people have not been tested, and studies suggest people can be infected and not feel sick.
A record 10,083 COVID-19 patients are hospitalized, while 99 new fatalities were reported Saturday. The total is second only to the record 105 reported Thursday and brought the state’s overall death toll to 3,112.
Harris County had the most active cases with almost 27,000, with Dallas County coming in a distant second with almost 13,000.
For most people, the new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and cough that clear up in two to three weeks. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness, including pneumonia and death.

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