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Coronavirus headlines: Harris County mask order extended; Death rate declining; HISD closes facilities

The following story excerpts are courtesy of our partners at KHOU 11. Harris County judge says she'll extend mask order until Aug. 26 HOUSTON — All businesses in Harris County currently will continue to require employees and customers to wear face cov.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 30th, 2020

Coronavirus headlines: Harris County order extended; Strip club wins TRO; Beaches reopen

The following story excerpts are courtesy of our partners at KHOU 11. Click here for more coronavirus coverage from KHOU. Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo has signed a new stay-home, work-safe order instructing non-essential businesses and workers not.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 2nd, 2020

Coronavirus headlines: Galveston"s mask order; HPD, HFD cases jump; Hospitals taking in more patients

These story excerpts are courtesy of our partners at KHOU 11. Galveston mayor issues emergency mask order for business employees, customers GALVESTON, Texas — Galveston is joining several other Texas cities in requiring businesses to mandate.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 23rd, 2020

Coronavirus headlines: NRG medical shelter winding down; Galveston beaches to partially reopen

The following story excerpts are courtesy of our partners at KHOU 11. Click here for more coronavirus coverage from KHOU. Harris County winding down $17 million medical shelter at NRG Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo announced they are winding down the.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 25th, 2020

Coronavirus developments: Parson adds to order | Trump"s plan | WyCo cases

Here are the stats as of Thursday afternoon in Missouri: Statewide: 5,111 cases (152 deaths) Kansas City: 386 (11 deaths) Jackson County: 260 (eight deaths) Clay County: 52 (one death) Cass County: 47 (four deaths) Platte County: 27 (no deaths) .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 17th, 2020

Sac County stay-at-home order extended to May 1; essential businesses receive new restrictions

Sacramento County on Tuesday extended orders for all residents to stay home to prevent spread of the coronavirus from April 7 to May 1, and imposed new rules for essential businesses. Local health officials first issued the order on March 19 in .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 7th, 2020

More businesses ordered closed in Jefferson County

The Jefferson County Department of Health has further tightened the public health order seeking to limit the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. Describing the issue as a matter of life or death, the JCDH on Sunday ordered additional non-essential .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 23rd, 2020

Los Angeles County Confirms First Coronavirus Death; Seattle Closes Schools For "A Minimum" Of 2 Weeks: Live Updates

Los Angeles County Confirms First Coronavirus Death; Seattle Closes Schools For "A Minimum" Of 2 Weeks: Live Updates.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 11th, 2020

Temporary restraining order on Houston"s Prop B extended, injunction ruling expected

A Harris County District Judge has extended a temporary restraining order against Proposition B, halting the implementation of the firefighters' pay parity amendment.  Harris County 157th Civil District Court Judge Randy Wilson extended the temporar.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 16th, 2018

Allegheny County closes bars, restaurants to in-person dining for a week to stem Covid-19

Bars, restaurants and casinos in Allegheny County will be closed for in-person dining for a week beginning 12:01 a.m. Friday and all activities or events with over 25 people are being canceled in an emergency order by the Allegheny County Health.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 2nd, 2020

DFW Coronavirus Tracker: Pence, Birx appeal "to every Texan" to wear a mask after state"s positivity rate triples in one month

This story is available as part of a content partnership with WFAA-TV. For more local news, visit WFAA.com. Vice President Mike Pence said Texas "flattened the curve" until about two weeks ago when "something changed" during a visit Sunday in Dallas......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 29th, 2020

San Jacinto College suspends on-campus classes, activities as county urges residents to stay home

San Jacinto College is suspending on-campus operations beginning June 29, given Harris County’s stay-home advisory.  Classes that are part of the first summer term or extended spring term will not be held on campus, though weekend classes s.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 27th, 2020

A doctor tested her oxygen levels and heart rate while wearing face masks to show they don"t make it hard to breathe

AP Photo/Mark Lennihan Wearing a face mask helps prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus.  But some people say they can't or won't w.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 26th, 2020

Coronavirus headlines: Senators seek testing support; More mask rules; Reactions to lack of TEA guidance

Cornyn, Cruz send letter requesting continued federal support for Covid-19 testing sites in Texas HOUSTON — U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz and John Cornyn sent a letter to Health and Human Services and FEMA urging continued federal support for community-bas.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytJun 25th, 2020

Fort Bend County issues new mask order for businesses

This story excerpt is courtesy of our partners at KHOU 11. Click here for KHOU's full story. FORT BEND COUNTY, Texas — Customers in Fort Bend County are required to wear masks or face coverings in all businesses starting Thursday, June 25. Fo.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 23rd, 2020

The coronavirus death rate in the US is almost 50 times higher than that of the flu. See how they compare by age bracket.

Keith Birmingham/MediaNews Group/Pasadena Star-News via Getty Images Although the flu and coronavirus have some overlapping symptoms, the coronavirus' death rate in the US is far higher.  On average in the US, .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 22nd, 2020

Coronavirus headlines: Texas Restaurant Association seeks mask mandate; more mask news

The following story excerpts are courtesy of our partners at KHOU 11. Texas Restaurant Association considering asking for a mask mandate AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas Restaurant Association, a trade group that represents thousands of restauran.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 22nd, 2020

Harris County issues mandate that businesses require masks

Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo signed an order June 19 that requires businesses to develop and implement policies requiring masks in response to the rising number of cases of Covid-19. Hidalgo equated the new requirement to the well-known "No sh.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 19th, 2020

County’s new mask mandate has H-E-B support

H-E-B LP, one of San Antonio’s largest employers, supports a new executive order from Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff requiring businesses to implement Covid-19 safety policies, including a requirement that employees and customers wear face co.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 17th, 2020

Austin extended its stay at home order till August after an spike in coronavirus cases

William Campbell-Corbis via Getty Images Austin, Texas has extended its coronavirus stay at home orders after seeing a spike in cases and hospitalizations. More than two dozen stat.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 16th, 2020

Scientists predicted that the coronavirus death rate would fall over time, but instead it doubled. Here"s why it now hovers at 6%.

Ben Margot/AP The coronavirus' death rate — a calculation of deaths out of total confirmed cases — varie.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 10th, 2020