covid19

No makeups for CFP semis if team can’t play due to virus

If a team is unavailable to play in College Football Playoff semifinals on New Year’s Eve because of COVID-19 issues, the game will be forfeited and the available team will advance to the championship. With COVID-19 cases spiking across the…

Governor Abbott and TDEM open COVID-19 antibody infusion center in Tyler

This treatment is available at no cost to the patient

AUSTIN, Texas - Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM), in partnership with local officials, will establish a new COVID-19 therapeutic infusion center in Tyler. The infusion center will begin accepting patients on Tuesday…

Five new, confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County

VICTORIA, Texas- As of 7:00 pm today, there are: 5 new, confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County 240 currently active cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County 56 newly recovered individuals 5,002 total confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County…

Free COVID resources for those who qualify

A virtual COVID-19 resource fair can help provide financial assistance.

VICTORIA, Texas - On Wednesday, Nov. 18, Golden Crescent and ADRC are hosting a virtual resource fair, at 10:00 am - 12:00pm. People who are struggling financially can qualify for rental assistance, utility bill help, and more. Other companies attending are:…

Two new, confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County

VICTORIA, Texas -The Victoria County Public Health Department reported two new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Victoria County. As of 5:30 pm today, there are: 2 new, confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County 129 currently active cases of COVID-19…

Victoria ISD temporarily closes DeLeon Elementary following spike in COVID-19 cases

Students will move to online learning for two weeks

VICTORIA, Texas- The Victoria Independent School District announced Tuesday that DeLeon Elementary School will temporarily transition to online learning following a spike in COVID-19 cases since the beginning of November. Victoria ISD reports five staff members who have tested positive…

The Texas Zoo sees over 750 visitors during annual Zoo Boo

Otters named Sammy and Stella played with pumpkin pieces in the water to the delight of trick-or-treaters. 

VICTORIA, Texas - The Texas Zoo held its annual Zoo Boo on Halloween Day and saw over 750 visitors. Animals were happy to see…

Trump rule requires health plans to disclose costs up front

Insurers will be required to tell consumers up front the actual prices for common tests and procedures

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration is trying to pull back the veil on health care costs to encourage competition, finalizing a requirement for insurers to tell consumers up front the actual prices for common tests and procedures. Thursday's release…

Three new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Victoria County

There are 68 active cases in Victoria County

VICTORIA, Texas - The Victoria County Health Department reported three new confirmed cases of COVID-19 Saturday. As of 5:45 pm today, there are: 3 new, confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County 68 currently active cases of COVID-19 in Victoria…

Four new, confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County

Ten patients hospitalized with COVID-19

VICTORIA, Texas - The Victoria County Public Health Department reported four new, confirmed cases of COVID-19 Saturday. As of 5:00 pm today, there are: 4 new, confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County 70 currently active cases of COVID-19 in…

Seven new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County

20 newly recovered individuals reported

VICTORIA, Texas- The Victoria County Office of Emergency Management reports seven new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 20 newly recovered individuals. As of 5:00 pm Monday, there are: 7 new, confirmed…

The Salvation Army in need of volunteers ahead of Tropical Storm Beta

Captain Kenny Jones emphasized the importance of having enough volunteers to feed those in need ahead of the storm

    Due to Tropical Storm Beta, Christ's Kitchen in Victoria is closed until the weather clears--- and that's because they serve outdoors. The Salvation Army of Victoria's sole purpose is to be a helping hand in the community. Because…

Three new cases of COVID-19 confirmed for Victoria County

There are 97 currently active cases of coronavirus in Victoria County

VICTORIA, Texas - There are three newly-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County. The Victoria County Public Health Department shared the new numbers Saturday afternoon and also reported 97 active cases, zero recovered individuals and a total of 4,018 confirmed…

DeWitt County OEM reports 10 new confirmed cases of COVID-19

18 additional recoveries reported

DEWITT COUNTY, Texas- DeWitt County Office of Emergency Management reports ten additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 18 additional recoveries. The death toll stands at 42. Three new cases are reported in the Cuero zip code. Five new patients live…

Student at Chandler Elementary tests positive for COVID-19

VICTORIA, Texas- Victoria ISD confirms that a student who attends Chandler Elementary School has tested positive for COVID-19. The district confirms that the student was present on campus on September 11th, 2020. Due to privacy requirements, the district will not…