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COVID-19

The Texas Department of State Health Services tracks COVID-19 cases, testing, hospitalizations, vaccine allocations and uptake, and more.

Effective Dec. 1, 2022, the Texas COVID-19 dashboard will be updated weekly on Wednesdays. In the event of a holiday, updates will occur the next business day.

COVID-19 data dashboards can be accessed from the menu options to the right.
Accessible version (Excel) | Texas COVID-19 Data Additional Datasets
All data are provisional and subject to change.

DSHS has additional information on COVID-19 for the public, health care professionals, health departments and labs at dshs.texas.gov/coronavirus.

News releases on COVID-19


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COVID-19 Variants

DSHS has launched a new Variants and Genomic Surveillance dashboard for SARS-CoV-2, replacing the variant count table previously located on this page. You can view the platform at dshs.texas.gov/coronavirus/variants-data. The new platform is similar in style and content to the CDC’s variant dashboard, and the data shown is collected by the CDC’s national SARS-CoV-2 genomic surveillance program. The dashboard’s data will be updated weekly.

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Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C)

MIS-C is a rare but serious complication associated with COVID-19. DSHS has launched a new multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) data webpage, replacing the MIS-C count table previously located on this page. You can view the data page at dshs.texas.gov/coronavirus/mis-c/mis-c-data. The data will continue to be updated monthly. DSHS is working to learn more about why some children and adolescents develop MIS-C after having COVID-19 or contact with someone with COVID-19, while others do not. An additional webpage with information and resources for parents and providers is available at dshs.texas.gov/coronavirus/mis-c/mis-c-info.

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Last updated December 2, 2022