Health

15 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Victoria County

Local hospital occupancy rate sits at 4.72% on Monday

VICTORIA, Texas- The Victoria County Public Health Department (VCPHD) reports 15 new cases of COIVD-19 Tuesday evening. View the VCPHD dashboard here. As of Tuesday evening, there are: 15 new, confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County 64 currently active…

City Of Victoria helping renters make payments

Renters hurt by pandemic can apply for aid through state program

The City of Victoria Development Services has received $290,000 from the Texas Emergency Rental Assistance Program to assist residents who are behind on their rent payments because of COVID-19.

Three new COVID-19 cases in Victoria County Wednesday

63 active COVID-19 cases in Victoria County

VICTORIA, Texas - The Victoria County Public Health Department said there are three new COVID-19 cases recorded on Wednesday. 63 active cases. 8,930 recovered. 9,174 total cases. The Victoria six-county region now has a COVID-19 hospitalization rate of 4.2 %.…

Uncovering the origins of the virus that sparked a pandemic

Unlocking the mysteries of the exact origins of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19 and launched a global pandemic in March 2020, has become one of the most burning questions in the scientific community. But the effort, like so many other coronavirus-related issues, has become hotly contested, fraught with implications for international relations and, in the United States at least, laced with conspiracy theories and politically motivated posturing.