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:

Houstonian Creates Safe Hugging Device for Nursing Homes
With the restrictions of the current COVID-19 pandemic, residents of nursing home have become very isolated and it's very sad. Imagine not being able to hug your mom order dad for four months.
In a story reported by KPRC2 Click2Houston, Steven Crenshaw  and his wife, Amber, who …
The University of Texas Has the Most University COVID Cases
According a study by NYT and as reported by KHOU-11. The University of Texas at Austin the more COVID-19 cases than any other university in the Country.
UT topped this list with 449 cases since the coronavirus pandemic began. Som...
San Antonio Couple Has Saved 68 People by Donating Plasma
As reported by KENS TV, a couple is doing all it can by donating plasma almost every two weeks to help save neighbors that are fighting COVID-19.
Dina and Brian Murphy, both had the Coronavirus in March and have both recovered.  Brian got sick not knowing he had been infected...

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