Texas

Cases

New TX Cases

September 18
+3,213
Trend
Rising

New TX Deaths

September 18
+125
Trend
Rising

Total TX Cases

Confirmed cases
704,563
Deaths
14,951

Tests in TX

Positive-Test Rate
-312.6%

County Trends

Rising
85
Falling
60
Flat
109

Total County Cases

>10,000 1,001-10,000 101-1,000 11-100 1-10 0

By County

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More than 50% increase in 7-day average of new cases, compared with one week ago
10-50% increase in 7-day average of new cases, compared with one week ago
County Confirmed New cases yesterday Deaths
Harris 122,445 817 2,483
Dallas 76,962 355 1,073
Tarrant 46,150 282 684
Hidalgo 30,577 202 1,510
Val Verde 2,124 167 98
Travis 28,375 163 414
Bexar 50,587 162 1,242
Collin 12,760 161 136
Montgomery 10,571 122 155
El Paso 22,179 101 491
Brazoria 10,948 76 157
Lubbock 10,119 75 114
Webb 13,053 69 281
McLennan 7,336 65 95
Cameron 22,339 63 865
Brazos 5,996 63 61
Denton 11,441 59 148
Fort Bend 15,734 56 275
Johnson 2,795 56 48
Williamson 8,385 54 139
Jefferson 7,109 48 126
Nueces 19,956 43 401
Bell 5,295 40 78
Starr 3,317 39 154
Bastrop 1,762 32 28
Smith 3,587 30 94
Wichita 1,599 29 19
Ector 4,601 27 92
Rockwall 1,543 24 25
Comanche 280 24 3
Midland 3,551 23 81
Howard 464 22 12
Potter 4,517 21 61
Walker 3,587 20 53
Fayette 573 20 18
Angelina 2,113 19 77
Rusk 867 18 6
Hays 5,736 17 60
Dawson 335 17 9
Caldwell 1,474 16 35
Randall 2,568 15 37
Titus 1,557 15 28
Tom Green 3,536 14 62
Harrison 860 14 31
Hill 599 14 13
Wood 491 14 21
Hunt 1,550 13 35
Lamar 1,040 13 31
Victoria 3,984 12 93
Hale 1,797 12 53
Bowie 1,230 12 47
Erath 804 12 12
Palo Pinto 502 12 15
Ellis 4,192 11 64
Jim Wells 1,409 11 32
Chambers 1,255 11 8
Colorado 476 11 4
Jasper 457 11 25
Falls 217 11 5
Gregg 2,121 10 60
Grayson 1,772 10 36
Navarro 1,217 10 24
Kleberg 976 10 41
Bosque 286 10 6
Comal 2,593 9 102
Hood 882 9 26
Van Zandt 565 9 18
Kaufman 3,018 8 45
Cherokee 1,514 8 27
Nacogdoches 1,508 7 59
Limestone 549 7 10
Young 266 7 6
Nolan 206 7 4
Moore 1,146 6 20
Henderson 913 6 23
Madison 719 6 6
Jones 584 6 0
Upshur 374 6 9
Zavala 289 6 16
Hutchinson 186 6 3
Guadalupe 1,956 5 76
Parker 1,822 5 31
Wharton 1,314 5 50
Lavaca 713 5 33
Hockley 325 5 8
Robertson 290 5 4
Ochiltree 127 5 4
Taylor 1,415 4 47
Polk 828 4 22
Waller 812 4 11
Burnet 698 4 12
Cooke 395 4 5
Castro 247 4 5
Lee 217 4 14
Hartley 117 4 0
Hall 24 4 1
Coryell 1,789 3 12
San Patricio 1,401 3 72
Matagorda 1,014 3 42
Deaf Smith 852 3 20
Atascosa 626 3 30
Washington 624 3 48
Dallam 229 3 8
Terry 226 3 4
Lampasas 222 3 8
Somervell 137 3 5
Bee 1,793 2 30
Karnes 754 2 16
Wise 712 2 13
Calhoun 625 2 7
Brown 535 2 20
Austin 483 2 9
Milam 478 2 5
Andrews 412 2 8
Parmer 409 2 7
Freestone 403 2 1
Houston 361 2 9
Pecos 356 2 5
Zapata 325 2 6
Burleson 324 2 6
Aransas 310 2 18
Cass 308 2 14
Gray 280 2 5
Runnels 244 2 5
San Jacinto 224 2 9
Tyler 209 2 4
Marion 149 2 13
Blanco 139 2 5
Stephens 129 2 4
Franklin 128 2 6
Lynn 92 2 5
Archer 69 2 1
Coleman 67 2 3
Childress 66 2 0
Culberson 50 2 2
Cochran 49 2 1
Wheeler 46 2 0
Orange 1,883 1 41
Hardin 1,319 1 28
DeWitt 946 1 33
Jackson 527 1 15
Shelby 461 1 22
Panola 361 1 25
La Salle 360 1 11
Camp 343 1 10
Gaines 307 1 8
Hopkins 299 1 8
Brooks 294 1 22
Leon 227 1 5
Gillespie 213 1 10
Dimmit 192 1 7
Reeves 187 1 6
Morris 176 1 3
Newton 171 1 9
Montague 164 1 3
Eastland 158 1 3
McCulloch 138 1 3
Ward 120 1 1
Hamilton 112 1 4
Hansford 110 1 4
Floyd 105 1 9
Jim Hogg 102 1 3
Swisher 98 1 3
Crosby 86 1 3
Martin 77 1 6
Clay 76 1 1
Rains 64 1 3
Schleicher 52 1 2
Mills 51 1 0
San Saba 46 1 0
Kinney 25 1 1
Delta 24 1 0
Upton 23 1 2
Foard 9 1 0
Throckmorton 7 1 2
Galveston 11,402 0 153
Maverick 3,535 0 110
Willacy 1,195 0 48
Medina 1,178 0 42
Gonzales 822 0 14
Uvalde 748 0 30
Frio 671 0 8
Scurry 601 0 2
Wilson 572 0 26
Kerr 442 0 10
Live Oak 368 0 8
Lamb 320 0 21
Refugio 301 0 12
Brewster 214 0 2
Kendall 202 0 7
San Augustine 199 0 15
Yoakum 198 0 4
Trinity 191 0 6
Crockett 164 0 6
Red River 158 0 14
Goliad 152 0 6
Jack 131 0 2
Wilbarger 131 0 2
Llano 116 0 2
Bandera 112 0 7
Winkler 110 0 1
Real 105 0 7
Garza 103 0 4
Presidio 95 0 5
Reagan 86 0 6
Callahan 84 0 3
Mitchell 84 0 1
Sutton 81 0 3
Sabine 77 0 8
Mason 76 0 2
Hemphill 72 0 0
Crane 71 0 2
Knox 68 0 8
Concho 66 0 2
Fisher 64 0 1
Haskell 62 0 2
Donley 59 0 1
Sherman 59 0 0
Coke 50 0 3
Dickens 48 0 2
Hudspeth 45 0 3
Edwards 34 0 1
Lipscomb 32 0 0
Menard 26 0 0
Cottle 25 0 2
Hardeman 24 0 0
Shackelford 24 0 0
McMullen 21 0 0
Carson 18 0 0
Collingsworth 18 0 0
Kimble 16 0 1
Oldham 15 0 1
Baylor 14 0 0
Jeff Davis 14 0 0
Armstrong 12 0 1
Briscoe 12 0 1
Stonewall 11 0 1
Irion 10 0 0
Roberts 9 0 0
Kent 8 0 0
Glasscock 7 0 0
Kenedy 7 0 1
Motley 7 0 0
Sterling 4 0 0
Terrell 3 0 0
Borden 0 0 0
King 0 0 0
Loving 0 0 0
Liberty 2,206 -1 47
Duval 417 -1 14
Bailey 206 -1 5
Grimes 1,063 -7 31
Fannin 656 -8 13
Anderson 1,744 -1,068 28

Tracker: Vaccine & Drug Development

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Texas
STATUS: CLOSING AGAIN
Cases
704,563 confirmed cases, with 3,213 new cases yesterday
Masks
Statewide mask mandate
Closures
Nursing-home visits; bars
Fact
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Policy last updated: 8/6/2020

Timeline: The Road to Reopening

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7/2/2020
Texas governor mandates face masks in public spaces
7/2/2020
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