Timeline: Evolving U.S. Policies

As infections surge again across the U.S., states are cracking down on mask-wearing and rolling back reopenings. SmartNews is tracking policy changes here.

UPDATES
7/2/2020
Texas governor mandates face masks in public spaces
7/2/2020
Texas governor says $2.67B in federal funding secured for Texas hospitals
6/27/2020
Texas governor and Florida governor both say a statewide mask mandate is a step too far
6/26/2020
Texas orders bars shut amid surge in confirmed virus cases
6/25/2020
Texas governor halts reopening to slow spread of virus
Texas
Confirmed Cases Deaths†
205,642
+10,710 Yesterday
2,677
+49 Yesterday

Last Updated: 7/7/2020, 23:08 PDT

7/7/2020 - Today’s Coronavirus Report
  • There are a total of 205,642 cases, with 10,710 new cases reported yesterday.
  • 2,677 people have died, with 49 deaths reported yesterday.
>10,000 1,001-10,000 101-1,000 11-100 1-10 0
More than 50% increase in the 7-day average of new cases compared to the previous week
10-50% increase in the 7-day average of new cases compared to the previous week
County Confirmed New cases yesterday Deaths
Harris 39,311 3,668 407
Dallas 28,131 1,214 410
Bexar 15,880 549 137
Tarrant 15,585 1,405 248
Travis 11,926 548 144
El Paso 7,642 508 139
Hidalgo 5,447 547 75
Galveston 4,586 0 50
Nueces 4,472 491 27
Fort Bend 4,286 0 57
Collin 3,707 112 47
Denton 3,403 59 37
Williamson 3,318 682 46
Hays 3,243 0 10
Potter 2,978 0 39
Jefferson 2,959 0 36
Brazoria 2,925 114 22
Lubbock 2,918 0 56
Cameron 2,880 0 68
Montgomery 2,654 197 38
Brazos 2,532 83 34
Walker 2,099 14 28
Webb 1,960 37 29
McLennan 1,798 48 13
Bell 1,626 0 13
Victoria 1,240 0 9
Ellis 1,182 0 19
Anderson 1,108 0 2
Ector 946 0 11
Randall 942 0 7
Midland 927 0 17
Moore 902 0 15
Guadalupe 896 9 3
Smith 848 0 5
Titus 845 0 5
Starr 829 0 4
Kaufman 828 0 5
Comal 750 0 9
Tom Green 711 21 3
Grayson 648 0 5
Hunt 616 0 8
Angelina 610 0 9
Jones 609 0 0
Hale 592 0 7
Grimes 575 1 2
Taylor 573 49 6
Johnson 553 0 4
Maverick 550 0 5
Bastrop 522 54 6
Gregg 471 0 13
Wichita 464 6 3
Bowie 462 3 15
Nacogdoches 461 1 26
Chambers 454 0 2
Val Verde 450 0 0
Caldwell 449 12 2
Liberty 428 20 3
Rockwall 403 0 16
Parker 388 0 1
Harrison 383 24 30
Deaf Smith 371 0 17
Navarro 370 0 6
Coryell 336 0 2
Lamar 332 7 13
Medina 327 0 3
Orange 327 0 5
Gonzales 314 1 4
Washington 309 20 31
Rusk 289 0 3
Shelby 288 0 10
Hardin 275 0 5
Matagorda 274 4 5
Cherokee 250 0 2
Wharton 244 6 1
Erath 243 0 1
Willacy 242 4 3
Frio 238 0 0
Parmer 227 0 8
Jim Wells 218 19 0
Panola 218 1 24
Polk 205 0 0
San Patricio 204 0 0
Lavaca 197 0 1
Henderson 196 0 4
Waller 195 11 0
Burnet 181 36 3
Houston 172 0 0
Uvalde 172 11 1
Wise 149 0 5
Atascosa 148 0 2
Brewster 146 0 1
Wilson 144 0 5
Hood 138 0 4
Pecos 135 0 1
Van Zandt 127 0 3
Camp 126 0 2
Fannin 122 0 7
Gray 122 0 4
Red River 117 0 12
Kerr 115 -1 1
San Augustine 114 0 7
Milam 112 0 1
Calhoun 110 0 3
DeWitt 110 0 3
Colorado 109 4 0
Bailey 108 0 1
Castro 108 0 1
Wood 107 0 5
Kleberg 105 10 1
Fayette 104 0 3
Andrews 103 0 1
Dallam 102 0 1
Austin 100 11 0
Brown 99 0 13
Kendall 95 -1 0
Burleson 93 6 0
Bee 91 16 0
Hockley 86 0 1
Lee 85 13 3
Hill 82 6 2
Upshur 76 1 0
Hopkins 75 0 1
Scurry 71 0 1
Dawson 70 0 1
Hutchinson 70 0 0
Jasper 69 0 1
Cooke 68 0 0
Jackson 68 0 1
Duval 65 5 0
San Jacinto 63 0 0
Limestone 62 1 1
Zapata 62 2 0
Crane 61 0 9
Robertson 61 4 0
Ochiltree 60 0 2
Reeves 59 1 1
Karnes 58 0 0
Howard 55 0 1
Franklin 53 0 0
Lamb 53 0 0
Cass 50 1 2
Live Oak 50 5 0
Gillespie 49 0 0
Morris 49 1 0
Trinity 48 0 0
Palo Pinto 47 0 2
Floyd 46 0 1
Nolan 46 1 0
Madison 45 0 0
Aransas 44 8 0
Swisher 44 0 1
Leon 43 6 0
Comanche 41 0 1
Lynn 40 0 1
Freestone 39 6 0
Terry 39 0 0
Yoakum 39 0 0
Winkler 37 0 0
Hartley 36 0 2
Falls 35 1 0
Mason 35 0 0
Marion 34 0 1
Young 34 0 1
Refugio 33 2 0
Blanco 31 0 1
Hansford 31 0 2
Gaines 30 0 0
Sherman 30 0 0
Tyler 30 0 0
Ward 29 0 0
Zavala 29 0 0
Crosby 28 0 1
Donley 28 0 0
Sabine 28 0 1
Bandera 27 0 0
Callahan 24 0 2
Jim Hogg 24 2 0
La Salle 24 0 0
Hamilton 22 0 1
McCulloch 21 0 0
Montague 21 0 1
Schleicher 21 0 0
Lampasas 20 0 0
Martin 19 0 1
Presidio 19 0 0
Wheeler 19 0 0
Bosque 18 2 0
Dimmit 18 0 0
Runnels 17 0 0
Hudspeth 16 0 0
Rains 16 0 0
Somervell 16 0 0
Crockett 15 0 0
Goliad 15 -1 0
Hemphill 15 0 0
Garza 14 0 0
Reagan 14 1 0
Sutton 13 0 0
Wilbarger 13 0 0
Jack 12 0 0
Menard 12 0 0
Mitchell 12 0 0
Newton 12 0 0
Brooks 11 1 0
Concho 11 0 0
Eastland 11 0 0
Fisher 11 0 1
Lipscomb 11 0 0
Llano 11 0 0
Archer 10 0 0
Kimble 10 0 0
Clay 9 0 0
Stephens 9 0 0
Briscoe 8 0 0
Carson 7 0 0
Childress 7 0 0
Delta 7 0 0
Upton 7 0 0
Collingsworth 6 0 0
Haskell 6 0 0
Coke 5 0 1
Glasscock 5 0 0
Hardeman 5 0 0
Oldham 5 0 1
Roberts 5 0 0
San Saba 5 0 0
Shackelford 5 0 0
Cottle 4 0 1
Culberson 4 0 0
Jeff Davis 4 0 0
Knox 4 0 0
Real 4 0 0
Armstrong 3 0 0
Cochran 3 0 0
Coleman 3 0 0
Dickens 2 0 0
Edwards 2 0 0
Hall 2 0 1
Irion 2 0 0
Kinney 2 0 0
Terrell 2 0 0
Baylor 1 0 0
Kenedy 1 0 0
Mills 1 0 0
Motley 1 0 0
Sterling 1 0 0
Throckmorton 1 0 0

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  • Disclaimer: This data changes rapidly, so what’s shown may be out of date. Table totals may not always represent an accurate sum.
  • †SmartNews is no longer displaying U.S. “recovered” data due to the lack of uniform reporting from state health departments.