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Hays County reports 21 new COVID-19 cases

Hays County reports 21 new COVID-19 cases

July 4, 2020

The Hays County Local Health department reports 21 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 and no new hospitalizations July 3, bringing the total number of cases in the county...

COVID-19 leaves ‘green’ impact on local environment

COVID-19 leaves ‘green’ impact on local environment

July 3, 2020

As people self-isolate at home, feel-good stories come from Italy, China and the U.S. showcasing how Earth's break from humans during the COVID-19 pandemic has improved the...

Hays County reports 17 new COVID-19 cases

Hays County reports 17 new COVID-19 cases

July 3, 2020

The Hays County Local Health department reported 17 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 July 3, bringing the total number of cases in the county to 3,067. A Hays County press...

Hays County reports 126 new COVID-19 cases

Hays County reports 126 new COVID-19 cases

July 2, 2020

The Hays County Health Department reports 126 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 and  11 recoveries July 2, bringing the total number of cases in the county to 3,050, active...

Texas State moves summer II classes to online delivery

Texas State moves summer II classes to online delivery

July 2, 2020

Provost Gene Bourgeois announced that nearly all face-to-face classes will transition to online delivery for the summer II semester with the exception of classes that require...

Gov. Abbott mandates face coverings in Texas

Gov. Abbott mandates face coverings in Texas

July 2, 2020

Texas Governor Greg Abbott issued an executive order requiring all Texas residents to wear a face mask over the nose and mouth with some exceptions. Abbott also issued...

The Main Point: Texas State needs to stop hiding COVID-19 information

The Main Point: Texas State needs to stop hiding COVID-19 information

July 1, 2020

When Texas State announced some classes would be conducted in-person during its summer II session, we, and other students alike, hoped the university’s primary goal would...

Hays County reports 105 new COVID-19 cases

Hays County reports 105 new COVID-19 cases

July 1, 2020

The Hays County Health Department reports 105 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 11 recoveries July 1, bringing the total number of cases in the county to 2,924, active...

Opinion: COVID-19 shows attendance policies were toxic all along

Opinion: COVID-19 shows attendance policies were toxic all along

July 1, 2020

Before COVID-19, students attending class sick was not uncommon if they wished to avoid point deductions and stay on top of their coursework. Now amid one of the biggest health...

Hays County Jail reports 40 inmates diagnosed with COVID-19

Hays County Jail reports 40 inmates diagnosed with COVID-19

July 1, 2020

Hays County Jail reports that since COVID-19 testing began in its facility, 40 inmates tested positive for the virus. The jail says 115 inmates volunteered to be tested;...

County residents demand release of jail inmates amid COVID-19

County residents demand release of jail inmates amid COVID-19

June 30, 2020

Demonstrators organized a caravan outside the Hays County Historic Courthouse and Law Enforcement Center June 30 demanding the release of pretrial detainees from jail amid...

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