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Tag Archives: Covid

Texas Governor Bans Schools, Local Governments From Issuing Mask Mandates

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott

Texas Governor Greg Abbott has signed an executive order that bans local governments and schools from issuing mask mandates. The Executive Order prohibits governmental entities in Texas — including counties, cities, school districts, public health authorities, or government officials — from requiring or mandating mask-wearing. Public schools may continue to follow current …

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Biden Aims To Make All Adults Vaccine Eligible By May 1

President Biden

President Joe Biden used his first prime-time address on Thursday night to announce that he is directing states to make all American adults eligible for a coronavirus vaccine no later than May 1. Biden began his address from the White House by honoring Americans’ “collective suffering” over the past year. …

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Texas Attorney General Sues City Of Austin Over Mask Mandate

After Texas Gov. Gregg Abbott announced he was lifting statewide COVID-19 safety restrictions starting Wednesday, the city of Austin announced they would continue to enforce a mask mandate. “While hospitalizations in the Austin-area have continued to decline, there are indications that this rate is plateauing,” said Austin Mayor Steve Sadler. “The …

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The COVID-19 Death Toll Has Now Surpassed 500,000

The United States officially surpassed 500,000 COVID-19 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic. The grim milestone arrives just weeks before March 11th. That date marks one year since the outbreak was declared a pandemic. When the virus was first discovered in China towards the end of 2019, the Trump …

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