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Tarrant County Public Health COVID-19 Reporting Process to Include Provisional Data

Tarrant County Public Health COVID-19 Reporting Process to Include Provisional Data

TARRANT COUNTY (WBAP/KLIF)- Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) will now begin reporting all COVID-19 cases reported to the county, including pending COVID-19 cases that have been confirmed by lab reports. “Until now, we have only been reporting confirmed cases, but as the numbers in Tarrant County continue to increase, we want to provide the public…MORE

COVID-19 Cases Continue to Rise Across DFW Metroplex

COVID-19 Cases Continue to Rise Across DFW Metroplex

(WBAP/KLIF) – The number of coronavirus cases in the DFW metroplex continues to rise. Across Dallas, Denton, Collin and Tarrant counties, nearly 1,000 COVID 19 cases are confirmed. At least 15 people have died. Dallas County reported a total of 549 cases as of Monday afternoon, including its eleventh death. According to the county, the…MORE

Child Care Search Tool Launched in Tarrant County for Essential Workers

Child Care Search Tool Launched in Tarrant County for Essential Workers

TARRANT COUNTY (WBAP/KLIF)- Mayor Betsy Price and Child Care Associates’ (CCA) CEO, Kara Waddell, announce the launch of FIND! Child Care tool aimed at supporting working parents employed at essential businesses during Tarrant County’s community response to the COVID-19 emergency. Parents employed by essential businesses, can now access a searchable online tool providing real-time availability of…MORE

Law Enforcement Agencies Taking COVID-19 Causulties

Law Enforcement Agencies Taking COVID-19 Causulties

(WBAP/KLIF) — COVID-19 has the potential to affect law enforcement in North Texas.  As Coronavirus explodes across the United States, an increasing numbers of police officers and civilian law enforcement staff are getting sick. The growing tally raises questions about law enforcement during the pandemic, as well as how departments will manage with the virus…MORE

(WBAP/KLIF) — The economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic continue to be felt across the United States.  Major airlines have experienced a 90% decrease in the number of air travelers, while restaurants have been limited to take-out and delivery service only. One chef in Houston has been forced to close three of his four restaurants,…MORE

54 COVID-19 Cases at Denton County Assisted Living Center

54 COVID-19 Cases at Denton County Assisted Living Center

(WBAP/KLIF) DENTON COUNTY, TX — 54 cases of Coronavirus have been contracted at the Denton State Supported Living Center.  Denton County Public Health officials have confirmed 14 new cases of COVID-19. Nine of the new cases are staff members of the facility, while five are elderly residents.  45 of the total reported cases are residents of…MORE

COVID-19 Sends Fort Worth Herd Out to Pasture

COVID-19 Sends Fort Worth Herd Out to Pasture

(WBAP/KLIF) — FORT WORTH, TX — Coronavirus has shut down most amusement parks, tourist attractions, and travel destinations across the United States.  The COVID-19 pandemic is even effecting tourism at the Fort Worth Stockyards. Visitors have lined the streets for decades to watch longhorn cattle twice daily.  However, city orders have canceled the drives for…MORE

McKinney Mayor Sued For Quarantine Declaration

McKinney Mayor Sued For Quarantine Declaration

(WBAP/KLIF) COLLIN COUNTY, TX —  Mckinney City Mayor George Fuller is taking heat for implementing a stay-at-home order for residents.  Real estate agent Derek Baker filed a lawsuit against the mayor for imposing business restrictions that were stricter than Collin County’s shelter-in-place order. Fuller says he respects Collin county for more lax restrictions than neighboring…MORE