Arizona Gov. Ducey's announcement comes as more than 2 million people have been vaccinated in the state against the coronavirus, while cases have plateaued in the last few weeks.
Governor Greg Abbott said he's expecting an announcement in the coming days of more tier groups next up for the vaccine.
The CDC released a study that found states that issued mask mandates saw a decrease in COVID-19 cases, but when those same states allowed relaxed restrictions last year, they saw a subsequent increase in new infections.
Several Texas colleges and universities will still require people to wear face masks after Gov. Greg Abbott announced that he will lift the statewide mask mandate and other COVID-19 restrictions starting Wednesday.
Beginning April 1, counties within the state’s red tier and better can reopen amusement parks and attendance at outdoor sporting events with limited capacity.
The state health department said nearly 47% of Texans 65 years and older have now received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
U.S. employers added a robust 379,000 jobs last month, the most since October and a sign that the economy is strengthening as confirmed viral cases drop, consumers spend more and states and cities ease business restrictions.
Just in time for the statewide mask order to end, Texas will get more than 1 million first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine next week.
The FDA has granted an emergency use authorization for an Abbott Laboratories test that can detect the novel coronavirus, two different flu viruses and a respiratory virus using a single nasal swab.
Astros manager Dusty Baker said Friday the team now has eight pitchers staying away from their spring training camp in West Palm Beach, Fla. due to health and safety protocols.
Beginning March 19, restaurants, retail, gyms, libraries, museums, offices and houses of worship will be able to open at full capacity, though masks will still be required.
While districts like Fort Worth ISD and Arlington ISD have announced plans to begin vaccinating teachers, Dallas ISD doesn't have an agreement like that yet.
March 15 will mark one year since Amy Watson, a preschool teacher from Oregon, first began suffering with COVID-19 symptoms, and she still has a fever. “Today is day 353,” said Watson on March 3.
Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey is bucking the Republican trend to extend the state’s mandatory face mask order by a month.
Dr. Anthony Fauci, the United States’ top infectious disease expert, said states rolling back health measures meant to protect Americans from COVID-19 amid the ongoing pandemic is “inexplicable.”
It depends on the child's age, but some teenagers could be rolling up their sleeves for COVID-19 vaccines before too long.
The University of North Texas is planning to hold full in-person classes starting in the fall semester.
A school district in Kaufman County is already vaccinating its teachers.
Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson has issued an order requiring face masks in all city-owned buildings.
The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits edged higher last week to 745,000, a sign that many employers continue to cut jobs despite a drop in confirmed viral infections and evidence that the overall economy is improving.