Townsquare Media Victoria is dedicated to keeping you up to date with the latest Coronavirus (COVID-19) news and information from the Crossroads. On February 11, 2020, the World Health Organization announced an official name for the disease that is causing the 2019 novel coronavirus outbreak, first identified in Wuhan China. The new name of this disease is coronavirus disease 2019, abbreviated as COVID-19. In COVID-19, ‘CO’ stands for ‘corona,’ ‘VI’ for ‘virus,’ and ‘D’ for disease. Formerly, this disease was referred to as “2019 novel coronavirus” or “2019-nCoV”. There are many types of human coronaviruses including some that commonly cause mild upper-respiratory tract illnesses. COVID-19 is a new disease, caused by a novel (or new) coronavirus that has not previously been seen in humans. The name of this disease was selected following the World Health Organization (WHO) best practice external icon for the naming of new human infectious diseases. SEE THE LATEST LOCAL CORONAVIRUS INFORMATION AND STORIES BELOW:
Mother Battling COVID-19 for 152 Days Finally Released
Crystal Gutierrez, a Texas City mother, was released yesterday after spending 152 days in the hospital battling COVID-19.
Corpus Christi Will Be One of the First w/ COVID Vaccine
The first COVID-19 vaccine distribution is expected to be in Corpus Christi within the next few weeks.
Texas Study Says 1 in 6 Texans are Infected with COVID
A recent study suggests 1 in 6 Texans are Infected with COVID, Victoria numbers are also on the rise.
Walmart Stores In South Texas May Return to 20 Percent Capacity
As Texas hits 1 Million cases of Coronavirus, Walmart prepares to limit shoppers at some locations to 20% capacity.
Veterans Day Parade Canceled in Victoria But There is More to Do
Even with the Veterans Day parade canceled, there are still things WE can do to honor those that have served right here in Victoria right now.
Governor Abbott Calls Out Judge Samaniego for Shutdown
If you love politics, this time of year has been like heaven. If you don't, you're probably trying to find anything else to do with your time.
Texas Woman with COVID-19 Dies on Commercial Airplane
Dallas County Officials have confirmed that a Texas woman in her 30s died from complications related to COVID-19 while onboard a commercial aircraft.