The Bell County Public Health District reported an increase of 40 unreported COVID-19 deaths Thursday following a reporting glitch by the state.
People who live in institutional settings that increase their risk of exposure, such as prisons or homeless shelters, as well as health care workers, have been added to the list of those who qualify for a COVID booster shot.
Regional COVID-19 hospitalization rates continued to slowly fall Tuesday even as Bell County sees a large spike in active cases.
The Salado Independent School District withdrew its local mask policy on Sunday — a move made in response to the expiration of temporary restraining orders against Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s Executive Order GA-38.
BELTON — Bell County Emergency Management partnered with the Texas Army National Guard this past weekend in a dispensation of free Pfizer COVID-19 vaccinations at the Bell Coun- ty Expo Center in Belton.
WASHINGTON — Dealing the White House a stinging setback, a government advisory panel overwhelmingly rejected a plan Friday to give Pfizer COVID-19 booster shots across the board, and instead endorsed the extra dose only for those who are 65 or older, or run a high risk of severe disease.
BELTON — A free, drive-through COVID-19 vaccine clinic is scheduled this weekend at the Bell County Expo Center, officials announced.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has unleashed another wave of lawsuits against school districts over their masking policies — but one of them says it doesn’t even require face coverings.
Although area school districts have repeatedly emphasized the importance of in-person instruction, state Rep. Hugh Shine, R-Temple, still expects the demand for remote instruction to still continue.
El Paso resident Carlos Martinez was relieved in June when the number of COVID-19 hospitalizations and deaths were dropping in his community.
Nineteen new deaths and more than 230 new active cases of COVID-19 were reported by the Bell County Public Health District on Friday following three days of declines.