Information from governmental sources:

Data  updated 6/1


ComparisonCasesCases per 100KFatalitiesFatalities per 100KPercent Tested*
Travis County3,360264937.302.9%
*Testing includes both viral and antibody tests.


Travis County Trends (7-day averages)

State Guidelines

  • Texas Department of Health and Human Services – links to resources and information
  • Texas Health Trace  – With this app, you can learn about your risks with a Self-Checker and report exposure to COVID-19 or view COVID-19 test collection sites.
  • Governor’s Office Coronavirus News and Resources  links to all current Executive Orders
    • Proclamation opening water parks, mall food courts, and driver’s ed. 5/26 NEW
    • Extended re-openings  guidelines, summary
      • May 18 – child care centers, youth clubs and sports, personal care services, gyms, manufacturers, offices
      • May 22 – bars, bowling alleys, zoos and natural exhibits
      • May 31 – day youth camps, overnight youth camps, professional sports with spectators
    • Executive Order 24 – re-opens travel without quarantine from some locations, ends Executive Order 20
    • Executive Order 23 – Phase II Re-opening
    • Executive Order 22   eliminates jail time for breaking executive order restrictions. 5/7
    • Executive Order 21 Texas to allow hair salons (one customer at a time) and pools (25% occupancy) to open Friday, May 8.  Offices with 5 or fewer people or 25% of the workforce, manufacturers at 25% capacity, and gyms to open May 18. 5/5

Austin/Travis County Health and City of Austin

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Getting Tested

National Guidelines

  • Opening up America Again  (April 16) Phased opening should begin after
    • symptoms and cases have declined for 14 days,
    • hospitals can treat all patients needing it without crisis care,
    • the state is able to test everyone who is symptomatic,
    • the state can trace contacts,
    • the state has sufficient personal protective equipment for health care workers, and
    • the state has a plan to protect health and safety in work and transit situations.
  • Federal News and Resources

Governmental Representatives

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