Financial relief could be on the way for the families of the nearly 50,000 Texans who died from COVID-19.
9.4 million Texans have gotten at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine
GOOD TO KNOW: As more and more Texans continue to get vaccinated, here are some tips on how you can minimize COVID-19 vaccine side effects.
Abbott statement on J&J — reiterates TX pausing all admin. & adds: “Vaccines are a crucial tool to mitigating the spread of COVID-19 & remain the most effective way to combat the virus...I continue to encourage Texans who wish to receive the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines to sign up”
DATA: 1 in 4 Texans aged 16+ are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19
DATA: More than 40 percent of Texans aged 16+ are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19
More than 5 million Texans are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19 TODAY'S DATA:
Gov. Greg Abbott, who has said without evidence that migrants expose Texans to Covid-19, is stalling a federal offer to test people released from custody.
President Donald Trump has suggested he will veto COVID-19 aid legislation, creating uncertainty about when assistance may reach Americans. Meanwhile, Texans are living in cars and the state is sitting on unspent relief money.