The patients have been linked to a mix of both international travel and community spread.
A court order has reversed course on Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo's order to release inmates from the county jail.
Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo published a letter to county residents describing the ways our lives "have been uprooted as our community has taken crucial and extensive measures to protect ourselves from the COVID-19 epidemic."
To date, HCPH has 449 confirmed cases of COVID-19, which now include four deaths.
The total number of inmates with coronavirus is three, with 30 more awaiting test results and 800 in quarantine.
Where can you get tested for COVID-19 in Houston and surrounding areas. There are public testing sites and private sites. Some are free of charge, others cost a fee or bill a patient's insurance.
While most people are keeping their kids away from the playground, entire groups of people are still gathering at basketball courts but now that’s likely to change.
Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez says the man showed up to a Baytown police station wanting to turn himself in for warrants. It was during that time that he told police his wife was possibly dead at home.
Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo has extended the Stay Home - Work Safe order through April 30.
Hidalgo is now working with the county attorney’s office, the sheriff, district court judges and the district attorney to depopulate the jail of more than 8,000 inmates.
At least 30 Harris County Jail inmates are showing symptoms and another 500 were potentially exposed to the virus. All inmates are currently in quarantine and being monitored.
Investigators say, based on the injuries, it is possible the man was already down in the roadway when he was struck by the vehicle.
According to the Pct. 4 Constable’s Office, the constable deputy was on a scene with a sheriff's deputy who has tested positive for the coronavirus.
There are 16 critical infrastructure sectors that the federal government considers so vital to the United States that if they stop operating, it would have a debilitating effect on security, national economic security, national public health and/or safety. These will operate during stay-at-home orders.
A "Stay Home-Work Safe" order was issued for Harris County and all cities in the county, including Houston.
The Phoenix on Westheimer started serving meals today for those in the restaurant business who lost their jobs due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Fox 26 got a chance to speak with some of the people who came out to pick up their meal.
This is Positively Houston and first-grade teacher Amber Navarro isn’t letting a small thing like a closed school stop her from connecting with her kids.
The COVID-19 outbreak has forced Texas Governor Greg Abbott to postpone the May primary election runoffs.
Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo said she, along with Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and neighboring county judges, are working on the next steps for the community, which could include a stay-at-home order.
Those with symptoms who wish to be tested must first complete the online screening at ReadyHarris.org to determine if testing is necessary at this time.