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Austin and several other Texas cities worry hospitals may run out of beds in two weeks or sooner

As Texas hit another record high Sunday, reporting 8,181 people hospitalized for the new coronavirus, local officials predicted cities like Houston could soon run out of space to care for the sickest patients. Photo credit: May-Ying Lam for the Texas Tribune

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Gov. Greg Abbott orders Texans in most counties to wear masks in public

The order comes as coronavirus cases continue to surge in the state.

Gov. Greg Abbott gives an update on Texas hospital bed capacity and the state’s strategy for fighting COVID-19 during a press conference at Texas Department of Public Safety in Austin on Tuesday, June 16, 2020. Photo credit: Ricardo B. Brazziell/Pool/American-Statesman
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