Coryell Health, Gatesville's hospital, announced Wednesday afternoon that it had received its first positive case of the coronavirus, COVID-19.
Local Coronavirus News
The Bell County Public Health District Wednesday identified two additional COVID-19 cases, increasing the local tally of known infections to 46.
A local teachers group is circulating a petition and asking Killeen Independent School District leadership to close the school district until health experts declare it safe for classes to resume.
The Killeen NAACP has postponed its annual Freedom Fund/Scholarship Banquet until June because of the extension of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s executive order banning gatherings of more than 10.
With restrictions imposed to try and control the ongoing coronavirus pandemic closing down many familiar entertainment venues across central Texas, people are having to get creative in their efforts to find diversion from their day-to-day routines and “get out of the house.”
GRAFENWOHR, Germany — On a global scale, citizens around the world are navigating the slipperiest of slopes along what is currently the uncharted territory of the coronavirus.
The coronavirus pandemic has affected quite a few services normally available to soldiers and their families on Fort Hood, and as of Friday, soldiers and their families have been asked to shelter at home.
With school closures, event cancellations and unusual work-from-home policies, children might start to ask some tough questions.
National Coronavirus News
WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal Bureau of Prisons is locking all its 146,000 inmates in their cells for the next two weeks in an unparalleled effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus, as the focus shifts to a Louisiana compound, where two inmates have died and nearly 20 others remain hospi…
The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments on Wednesday related to the global economy, the work place and the spread of the virus.
NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street and markets around the world fell sharply Wednesday as the economic and physical toll caused by the coronavirus outbreak mounts — and as experts say they still can’t predict when it will end.
LA VICTORIA, Venezuela (AP) — The Santa Teresa distillery in Venezuela has lifted spirits for generations with its amber-red rum, famous around the world for being slowly sipped over ice or mixed into cocktails like the Cuba Libre.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 3,000 sailors aboard a U.S. aircraft carrier where the coronavirus has spread will be taken off the ship by Friday, Navy officials said Wednesday as they struggle to quarantine crew members in the face of an outbreak.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Southern California nursing home has more than 50 residents infected with coronavirus — a troubling development amid cautious optimism that cases in the state may peak more slowly than expected.
UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov says he won't leave quarantine in Russia to fight, dealing another blow to UFC President Dana White's determination to hold UFC 249 in two weeks amid the coronavirus pandemic.
NEW YORK (AP) — New York authorities rushed to bring in an army of medical volunteers Wednesday as the statewide death toll from the coronavirus doubled in 72 hours to more than 1,900 and the wail of ambulances in the otherwise eerily quiet streets of the city became the heartbreaking soundt…
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Saints coach Sean Payton said he didn't mean to insinuate on a television appearance that record-setting quarterback Drew Brees informed him of plans to retire after the upcoming season.
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks fall sharply as number of coronavirus cases rises and the economic toll of the outbreak worsens; Dow drops 4.4%.
BEIJING (AP) — Every few days brings another grim milestone in the coronavirus outbreak. First Italy and Spain surpassed China in reported deaths. Then, this week, the U.S. and France did.
As millions of job cuts tear through the U.S. economy, a faint glimmer of light has emerged: Some employers are trying to maintain ties to the staffers they're letting go so they can more quickly rehire them once the viral outbreak has passed.