AUSTIN, Texas – Texas logged more than 9,100 new cases Sunday of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, according to statistics compiled by Johns Hopkins University.
The 9,113 new cases boosted to more than 1.052 million the number of Texas cases since the pandemic struck in March, the university reported.
The actual number of cases in Arkansas is likely higher because many people have not been tested and people can carry the virus but not feel sick.
The university study finds 133 new deaths raised the pandemic death toll for Texas to 19,918.
The survey also found 67,168 new cases and 772 new deaths in Texas over the past week.
For most people, the coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and a cough that clear up in two to three weeks. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness, including pneumonia and death.