The patients have been linked to a mix of both international travel and community spread.
Anyone found on the beaches in violations of the order faces a Class C misdemeanor citation.
The initial call was for the brush in the sand dunes was on fire and has spread near structures. Firefighters are working to stop the fire from getting to structures.
Christian Riley Garcia was one of six people in the US recognized Wednesday for his courage and sacrifice by the Congressional Medal of Honor Society.
Galveston County plans to issue a stay-at-home order for residents. The new order doesn't close any businesses that weren't affected by Governor Abbott's public health disaster declaration.
Galveston will continue to monitor state actions as well as those from surrounding areas so city leaders can make the best decisions for the community.
Amenities will be closed at East Beach, Stewart Beach, Seawall Urban Park, Dellenera RV Park and Seawolf Park.
Many events are canceled, and clinics and schools are closing. You can find the full list here.
Galveston Police say it appears one relative shot another relative.
The Galveston-Houston Catholic Archdiocese has suspended mass effective March 18. Churches are being allowed to stay open for individual and private prayer.
The City of Galveston has shut down amusement venues including bars and barred restaurants from providing dine-in services.
The patient is a woman ranging in age 30-35 years old who had interaction with the first Montgomery County presumptive case, a man in his 40s who went to the World Championship Bar-B-Que Cookoff ahead of the rodeo. She is quarantined in Austin.
Last year, a judge ruled the 19-year-old mentally incompetent to stand trial after three independent mental health evaluations.
Nearly two years after the Santa Fe High School massacre, Santa Fe ISD has approved teachers having guns in classrooms.
Channelview Independent School District has indicated that there is little to no risk to Channelview schools.
The last time Robert Durst was on trial for murder, he testified that he had dismembered his elderly neighbor’s body, put it in garbage bags and tossed them in the Gulf of Mexico.
Authorities say Fontenot participated in an internet file-sharing network of people who shared photographs and videos of child pornography.
The Carnival cruise ship Freedom was scheduled to go to Jamaica and Grand Cayman. But the company confirmed on Tuesday that it was now headed to the Key West Naval Yard.
Texas City fire and environmental cleanup crews are working to clean up the spill.
Harris County deputies say a 17-year-old boy has died after he was shot multiple times in Channelview.