Tuesday, January 26, 2021 8:07 PM EST
By The Associated Press, AP
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Researchers at Johns Hopkins University say that the rolling average number of daily new cases of the coronavirus in Texas has decreased 17.5% over the past two weeks. The Texas Department of State Health Services on Tuesday reported more than 24,000 new confirmed and probable COVID-19 cases, as well as 307 additional deaths. Johns Hopkins says more than 35,000 people with the virus have died so far in Texas, the third highest death count in the country.