Texas reports 5,404 new COVID-19 cases, El Paso area surging
November 8, 2020
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas on Sunday reported 5,404 new cases of the coronavirus, with almost 2,000 of those cases coming from the hard-hit El Paso area, state health officials said.
The state's total number of cases since the pandemic began is nearing 1 million, according to the latest data from Johns Hopkins University, which puts the number of cases at more than 985,000.
The true number of infections is likely higher because many people haven't been tested, and studies suggest people can be infected and not feel sick.
The Texas Department of State Health Services said Sunday that with...
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