COVID-19 cases

UHV plans soft opening for first two weeks of spring 2022 semester

The university will continue to monitor the Covid-19 situation

VICTORIA, Texas - The University of Houston-Victoria will have a soft opening for the first two weeks of the spring semester due to the recent uptick in Covid-19 cases. UHV, along with other universities across the state have chosen to…

Airlines cancel another 1,600 flights

Citing worker Covid-19 cases

Originally Published: 06 JAN 22 12:41 ET By Pete Muntean, CNN Business (CNN) -- Airlines continue to cancel and delay flights by the thousands as their operations struggle with an untold number of workers calling out sick with coronavirus. Carriers…

31 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Victoria County Friday

Local hospital occupancy rate sits at 3.4% as of Thursday

VICTORIA, Texas- The Victoria County Public Health Department (VCPHD) reports 31 new cases of COIVD-19 on Friday afternoon. View the VCPHD dashboard here. As of Thursday evening, there are: 31 new, confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County 310 currently…

FAA warns it may be forced to delay flights because of Covid

FAA says an 'increased number' of its own employees are testing positive for the virus

Originally Published: 31 DEC 21 11:56 ET By Gregory Wallace, CNN Business (CNN) -- The Federal Aviation Administration is warning more air travel headaches may be in store, even as airlines cancel thousands of flights because of coronavirus crew shortages…

Two of America's biggest banks return to remote work to start 2022

JPMorgan Chase and Citigroup US employees can work remotely starting in 2022

Originally Published: 31 DEC 21 11:32 ET Updated: 31 DEC 21 11:33 ET By Matt Egan, CNN Business (CNN) -- Omicron is messing with back-to-the-office plans for both JPMorgan Chase and Citigroup. Citing the spike in Covid-19 cases, both big…

2021 to end with record-high new Covid-19 cases

There's a chance for an even higher, post-holiday surge

Originally Published: 29 DEC 21 05:16 ET Updated: 29 DEC 21 08:41 ET By Aya Elamroussi and Holly Yan, CNN (CNN) -- The US is heading into a harrowing phase of the pandemic amid the confluence of unvaccinated Americans, waning…

Daily Covid-19 case rates have now surpassed Delta's surge

Hospitalizations so far have yet to match

Originally Published: 25 DEC 21 05:00 ET Updated: 26 DEC 21 04:12 ET By Aya Elamroussi, CNN (CNN) -- As the highly contagious Omicron coronavirus variant continues to spread across the US this holiday season, the rate of daily Covid-19…

Covid-19 was third leading cause of death in 2020

Driving record rise in death rate and nearly two-year drop in life expectancy

Originally Published: 22 DEC 21 02:14 ET Updated: 22 DEC 21 06:40 ET By Deidre McPhillips, CNN (CNN) -- Covid-19 claimed hundreds of thousands of lives in the United States in 2020, driving a record increase in the death rate…

Covid-19 rages across the US causing new disruptions

Cases and hospitalizations surge prompting a new wave of cancellations

Originally Published: 16 DEC 21 10:47 ET Updated: 16 DEC 21 12:26 ET By Dakin Andone, CNN (CNN) -- Covid-19 infections and hospitalizations are rising once again, prompting a new wave of cancellations and disruptions as the country prepares for…

Two Texas teachers die of Covid-19 in one week

School district responds with a mask mandate

Originally Published: 09 SEP 21 14:01 ET By David Williams, CNN (CNN) -- A Texas school district that closed for a week after two junior high school teachers died from Covid-19 within a few days, is now requiring masks inside…

City of Victoria cancels Bootfest 2021

Due to Covid-19 cases and hospitalizations

VICTORIA, Texas - The City of Victoria has made the decision to cancel Bootfest 2021 to protect public health in Victoria. Victoria has recently experienced an increase in Covid-19 cases…

DSHS deploys additional medical personnel

Governor Abbott directs DSHS to send out more medical staff and equipment to assist hospitals

AUSTIN, Texas - On Thursday, Aug. 26, Governor Greg Abbott announced that the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) will be sending out an additional 2,500 medical staff. These staff members will help support health care facilities in Texas,…

Millions of households could face eviction

Originally Published: 01 AUG 21 00:06 ET Updated: 01 AUG 21 08:55 ET Analysis by Zachary B. Wolf, CNN (CNN) -- It's like Democrats in the White House and Congress forgot the date. Now it's the first of the month…

20 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Victoria County

There are 186 active cases in Victoria County

VICTORIA, Texas - The Victoria County Public Health Department (VCPHD) reports 20 new cases of COVID-19 Friday afternoon. View the VCPHD dashboard here. As of Friday afternoon, there are: 20 new, confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County 185 currently…

DeTar Family Medicine COVID-19 research saves lives

A clinical research study implemented in Honduras saved 4,000 lives with a standard and multi-mechanism approach.

VICTORIA, Texas - Currently, the numbers show over 1 million confirmed COVID-19 cases in Texas. The local medical community conducted an international coronavirus study in Honduras. Consequently, the treatment they practiced during their clinical research shows results of saving over…

Victoria County reports one new COVID-19 related death

The latest COVID-19 numbers in Victoria, County

Sign up for emails and alerts from Newscenter25 here. Our news alerts and emails keep you up to date on what's happening in the Crossroads. VICTORIA, Texas - The Victoria County Public Health Department is reporting a COVID-19-related death in…

Fourteen new confirmed COVID-19 cases in Victoria County

Fourteen new confirmed COVID-19 cases in Victoria County

VICTORIA,Texas-- The Victoria Health Department announced a new number of COVID-19 cases in Victoria County. The most recent count as of 2:30 pm today are 14 new, confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County, with 21 newly recovered individuals. This brings…