Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins reported 589 new COVID-19 cases and 19 deaths Friday.
That Dallas Morning News writes that Phil Huang, Dallas County’s director of public health, is helping the CDC look for COVID-19 in your wastewater.
ABC reports that COVID-19 cases are expected to increase in the coming weeks due to new BA.2 variant, read more here.
Texas mask mandates for 19 Texas school districts maintained, including Austin ISD, despite Governor Abbott’s ban on mask mandates, KVUE reports.
Anti-masks Serafina Liccardi pleads guilty at the Dallas Federal Courthouse to beating a security officer who told her to wear a mask. Read the story from Dallas Morning News here.