Coronavirus

State Fair of Texas cancelled due to COVID-19 Pandemic

State fair cancelled

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The director of the board for the State Fair of Texas says the 2020 event has been cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns. Board chair Gina Norris said Tuesday that health and safety were the top prioirty.…

Governor Abbott, HHS launch COVID-19 surge testing site in Edinburg

More COVID-19 testing in Edinburg

AUSTIN, Texas - Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will provide free COVID-19 testing in Edinburg, Texas as part of the federal government's surge testing efforts in hot spots throughout the…

Victoria County reports 95 new cases, 80 recoveries

County currently reports 739 active cases of COVID-19

VICTORIA, Texas -- On Monday, Victoria County Office of Emergency Management personnel reported 95 new, active cases of COVID-19 in the county, and 80 new recoveries. The updated figures brings the county's total number of cases to 1,336, with 739…

DeWitt County reports 14 new cases of COVID-19 and two deaths

40 current active cases

DEWITT COUNTY, Texas- County health officials are reporting 14 new cases of coronavirus. All of the infections are attributable to community spread, including places of work, or household contagion. Four live in the Cuero zip code. Five live in the…

DeWitt County reports 14 new cases of COVID-19

A total of 110 cases have been reported in DeWitt County

VICTORIA, Texas -- County health officials are reporting 14 new cases of coronavirus. All of the infections are attributable to community spread, including places of work, or household contagion. Four live in the Cuero zip code. Five live in the…

Refugio County OEM announces COVID-19 testing dates

Mobile testing will be free to public

REFUGIO, Texas -- The Refugio County Office of Emergency Management has announced two mobile COVID-19 testing opportunities for area residents in the coming week. Refugio County OEM officials announced a free mobile testing site on Sunday, July 12th at the…

Victoria Main Street Program places banners downtown

VICTORIA, Texas- The Victoria Main Street Program last week finished placing 42 red, white and blue banners downtown that feature the program’s logo and add a splash of color to the historic district. “We wanted to create an atmosphere of…

VPD Auto Crimes TaskForce to cease vehicle inspections until further notice

Will resume after COVID-19 spike subsides

VICTORIA, Texas- A statement from the Victoria Police Department announces that due to the recent spike in COVID-19 cases in Victoria, the Victoria Police Department Auto Crimes Task Force will not be conducting vehicle inspections (VTR-68A) after July 7, 2020.…

City responds to Governor Abbott’s orders, terminates local order

City events and some park amenities are now closed

VICTORIA, Texas- The City of Victoria has terminated its local order to wear facial coverings, canceled several events expected to gather more than 10 people, and closed some park amenities in response to the orders issued Thursday by Texas Governor…

Victoria woman in her 80s dies after being hospitalized due to COVID-19

Victoria woman in her 80s dies after being hospitalized due to COVID-19

FROM A NEWS RELEASE - The Victoria County Public Health Department is reporting a COVID-19-related death in Victoria County. The patient, a female Victoria County resident in her 80’s, had been hospitalized in Victoria. To respect and honor the family,…

VPD Auto Crimes Task Force will not be conducting vehicle inspections after July 7th

Due to the recent spike of COVID-19 cases the Auto Crimes Task Force will not be conducting vehicle inspections

VICTORIA, Texas- Due to the recent spike in COVID-19 cases in Victoria, the Victoria Police Department Auto Crimes Task Force will not be conducting vehicle inspections (VTR-68A) after July 7, 2020. These inspections will resume once the spike has subsided;…

One hundred and two new, confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County

One hundred and two new, confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County

VICTORIA, Texas - As of 5 p.m. Saturday, there are 102 new, confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County, and 16 newly recovered individuals. Victoria currently has a total of 1,216 confirmed cases of COVID-19. Officials are now including some…

Fifty-two new, confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County

Fifty-two new, confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County

VICTORIA, Texas - As of 5 p.m. today, there are 52 new, confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County, and 61 newly recovered individuals. Victoria currently has a total of 1,114 confirmed cases of COVID-19. Officials are now including some…

206 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Victoria County

44 newly recovered individuals

VICTORIA, Texas- As of 5 p.m. Thursday, there are 206 new, confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County, and 44 newly recovered individuals according to the Victoria County Department…

DeWitt County reports 26 new cases of COVID-19

A total of 96 cases

DEWITT COUNTY, Texas- County health officials are reporting 26 new cases of coronavirus. All of the infections are attributable to community spread, including places of work, or household contagion. Eleven live in the Cuero zip code. Eight live in the…

Generals Make Changes For Fans

Masks Now Mandated By Governor Abbott

Friday night, the Generals start their first homestand of the season at Riverside against the Brazos Valley Bombers.