Texas continues to report 50,000 new COVID cases per day, and more than 12000 citizens are now hospitalized with the virus infection as per health care personnel and resources. The Texas Department of Health Services reports that 54,407 new cases of the COVID-19 along with 13861 new probable cases, reports spectrumlocalnews.
The number of deaths was four reported on Monday. 12,286 Texans are hospitalized with the virus infection, and 2,483 cases need intensive care and ventilators required by 1,338 patients.
The state also added 1,880 patients for hospital admissions 24 hours before its latest report on Monday.
New Orders Has Been Issued By Government
In Austin, businesses are further required to post signage explaining the COVID-19 and the precautions required for the same. This announcement was made for the business if any business fails to impose the fine of $1000, reports spectrumlocalnews.
According to the order,” A person in control of a site must post a notice that identifies whether the person in control of the site requires face coverings, negative COVID tests, or vaccinations. The notice must be posted at each entry to the site”, reports spectrumlocalnews. So that business owners are required to post a notice for every customer and employee.
Free Testing Held At Alamodome
In San Antonio, the Alamodome, a multipurpose stadium, began functioning as a drive-thru testing facility for the citizens. Free testing will be available seven days a week from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. The site will be closed for a few days, including Jan 22 and 28-30, for earlier scheduled events. Citizens should need an appointment to get tested. The government also issued a website for free orders in which shipping is also free.
The Alamodome is a multi-purpose stadium located at 100 Montana Street in San Antonio.
In Bexar County, Covid-19 positivity rate increased at 38.8%, and seven new deaths informed by the state health dashboard, reports ksat.