Lampasas County is now reporting 1,404 total COVID-19 cases as of Monday evening.
Local Coronavirus News
The lobby of Lampasas City Hall is closed until Monday, city officials said in a news release Tuesday.
The Bell County Public Health District identified eight COVID-19 related deaths on Tuesday as active cases fell below 2,000 for the first time since Dec. 29.
On Tuesday, Bell County health officials launched a new waitlist to help ensure that no dose of the county’s Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine goes to waste. This new waitlist is available online at www.bellcountyhealth.org.
The Bell County Public Health District announced seven COVID-19 related fatalities on Monday with active cases continuing to fall.
Due to an apparent scheduling mix up, a number of senior citizens wound up waiting in rainy Sunday morning weather - for COVID 19 vaccines which never arrived.
Lampasas County is now reporting 1,308 total COVID-19 cases.
A temporary COVID-19 state testing site will be at the Killeen Special Events Center, 3301 S. WS Young Drive, Monday and Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on both days.
Bell County will administer second doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine beginning Feb. 3 — inoculations that will be delivered in a drive-through format, Bell County spokesman James Stafford said.
In Coryell County there are now 2,564 coronavirus cases reported with 483 active cases, 2,057 recovered and 24 deaths.
National Coronavirus News
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NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The United States says all soldiers from Eritrea should leave Ethiopia’s embattled Tigray region “immediately.”
MOSCOW — Moscow's mayor on Wednesday lifted some coronavirus restrictions in the Russian capital, citing a downward trend in new infections.
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NEW DELHI (AP) — Leaders of a protest movement sought Wednesday to distance themselves from a day of violence when thousands of farmers stormed India's historic Red Fort, the most dramatic moment in two months of demonstrations that have grown into a major challenge of Prime Minister Narendr…