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We know the pandemic is not over, but the time has come for The Texas Tribune to shift how it’s covering the spread of COVID-19 in Texas.
This means starting today, our COVID-19 tracker will no longer be updated. Over nearly two and a half years, this product tracked surges in cases, hospitalizations and deaths as different variants emerged. And when vaccines became available, it was used to track inoculation rates across Texas as well.
We want to thank you, our readers, for your continued support of this product. We are grateful the tracker was a helpful resource as you made crucial decisions on how to lead your everyday lives. Since it was launched in April 2020, we received countless emails and messages from people who appreciated having this information easily available and continuously updated.
A few recent trends helped us determine that it was time to stop updating the tracker.
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