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The new projections estimate the virus might kill about 0.4 percent of symptomatic people — a considerable drop from some initial estimates that the virus might kill as many as 1.5 percent.
Hospitals are starting to see upticks in emergency room patients, but not at pre-COVID-19 levels and doctors are worried about people not getting the attention they need for fear of contracting the virus.
At this time, the DPS driver license offices' services are limited to first-time applicants for a driver license, commercial driver license, learner permit or identification card, as well as those in need of taking a driving test
Buzz Blog is back with plans to break local business news all week digitally to complement the weekend’s print edition of Biz Buzz. Here’s a sneak peek of what you’ll find online.
People who usually require assistance to evacuate or shelter during a hurricane need to be aware of some changes to the normal procedures.
Preparing to evacuate a hospital when a hurricane is headed toward Galveston County is a daunting task – potentially amplified this hurricane season by the presence of COVID-19.
Ever since the Galveston County Justice Center largely closed its doors in late March, in response to growing concern about the quickly-spreading coronavirus pandemic, activity in the legal system has slowed to a steady trickle.
With more than 33 million people out of work, it is hard to feel sorry for people whose salaries range in the hundreds of thousands to the millions of dollars.
The city wants to use some federal COVID aid to test restaurant and grocery store workers, saying it's the best use of the restricted money.
In 2019, the city of Galveston advocated for a loophole to allow higher taxes in a disaster. But a pandemic wasn't exactly the disaster the city envisioned.
Chris Taylor shares his story on surviving COVID-19 after spending almost two months in the hospital at the University of Texas Medical Branch.