AUSTIN, Texas — From rural counties in Central Texas to Austin, data from the University of Texas Health on July 27 showed a decline in the number of new coronavirus cases in most of the regions in the KVUE viewing area during the seven-day period from July 19 to July 26.
Other counties in our region showing fewer cases include Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell and Gillespie. However, cases increased during the same period in Lee, Llano and Fayette counties.
Still, health experts say the risk of contracting the virus remains high and that face covering, social distancing and handwashing remain essential.
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