Tag: covid-19

  • Bars To Reopen Next Week

    Bars To Reopen Next Week

    Gov. Abbott has ordered that bars can reopen starting October 14th if the county judge opts-in and only in areas where the COVID hospitalization rate is under 15%. Here’s the current status of that: TSA Region Main City % Hospitalizationfor COVID, Oct 7 A Amarillo 15.8% B Lubbock 13.5% C Wichita Falls 4.3% D Abilene […]

  • COVID in Austin Update (July 28)

    COVID in Austin Update (July 28)

    Education (aka What The Hell, Texas?) To preface, a reminder that the Attorney General in Texas is a totally separate elected official from the Governor. Unlike on the Federal level, the AG does not serve the chief executive. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton issued a non-binding letter regarding local heath authority’s abilities to close schools. […]

  • COVID in Austin Update (July 27)

    COVID in Austin Update (July 27)

    After going nearly 40 days with daily updates, I’ve been a little lax. A combination of having a recuperating wife at home and news is a bit light on the weekends. This is going to be here awhile. Governor Abbott issued two orders today that helps underscores that he’s expecting the virus to remain an […]

  • COVID in Austin Update (July 24)

    COVID in Austin Update (July 24)

    Sorry for missing yesterday! My wife had an urgent surgery yesterday—they waited until the next day to do the surgery, so I guess “emergency” isn’t the right term? I’m going to reverse order and start with the numbers today. Travis County (Austin) I want to start on a solemn note. Today, we had 12 deaths, […]

  • COVID in Austin Update (July 22)

    COVID in Austin Update (July 22)

    Schooling, Athletics, and no more evictions.

  • Not Really A COVID in Austin Update (July 21)

    Not Really A COVID in Austin Update (July 21)

    This isn’t really my normal update. Someone in the family is under the weather and the doctor’s appointment turned into a long ER visit. Everything is fine now and nothing COVID related, but it’s past 10 pm and I haven’t had dinner. Forgive me! Quickly, though, in passing, UIL announced guidelines for fall sports in […]