covid-19 in texas

Longtime Victoria refuge for the hungry may be closing its doors

Mike Swearingen asking for help to keep the Rushing Wind food pantry alive

    Victoria, Texas - Bishop Mike Swearingen, director of the Rushing Wind food pantry on Laurent street, says due to the COVID-19 pandemic donations are down. Swearingen says Rushing Wind fellowship…

Victoria County has 97 new COVID-19 cases

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VICTORIA COUNTY - Victoria County documented 97 new COVID-19 cases. More than 87% of new cases were among the Unvaccinated. Victoria County has 659 active COVID-19 cases. 224 people have died due to the virus. Click here for more.

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…

Victoria County OEM reports 108 new confirmed cases of COVID-19

City mourns the death of 80 year-old COVID-19 patient

VICTORIA, Texas- 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…

WATCH LIVE: 3 p.m. Victoria Emergency Management COVID-19 briefing

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VICTORIA, Texas- With the new school year fast approaching many questions loom as to how schools can be prepared to combat the spread of COVID-19 in classrooms. During Monday's COVID-19 press briefing Dr. Quintin Shepherd will address VISD’s plan to…

Business loans still available through City-funded program

VICTORIA, Texas- Funding is still available to small businesses in Victoria through the Business Resiliency Microloan Program, a partnership between the City of Victoria and PeopleFund to assist businesses that are struggling because of COVID-19. The agreement created a total…

DeWitt County reports 21 new cases of COVID-19

48 individuals are isolating at home

DEWITT COUNTY, Texas- County health officials are reporting 21 new cases of coronavirus. All of the infections are attributable to community spread, including places of work, or household contagion. Fifteen live in the Cuero zip code. Three live in the…

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…

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.…

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…

Governor Abbott establishes Statewide face covering requirement

Gov. Abbott also issues proclamation to limit gatherings

AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott Thursday issued an Executive Order requiring all Texans to wear a face-covering over the nose and mouth in public spaces in counties with 20 or more positive COVID-19 cases, with few exceptions. The Governor also…

Two more employees and four students at VC test positive for COVID-19

All seven infected individuals are in self-isolation

VICTORIA, Texas- Victoria College confirms in a statement released July 2st, that additional employees and four students have tested positive for COVID-19. Three Victoria Police Department employees and one Victoria Fire Department employee are recovering at home after testing positive…