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Texas Reports Record-Breaking COVID-19 Hospitalizations As State Reopens

Texas Department of State Health Services says 1,935 people were admitted as hospital patients with the coronavirus. That is up from a previous record of 1,888 more than a month ago.

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Vanessa Romo is a reporter for NPR's News Desk. She covers breaking news on a wide range of topics, weighing in daily on everything from immigration and the treatment of migrant children, to a war-crimes trial where a witness claimed he was the actual killer, to an alleged sex cult. She has also covered the occasional cat-clinging-to-the-hood-of-a-car story.