Texas COVID-19 hospitalizations fall below 6,000


AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The number of coronavirus patients in Texas hospitals has fallen below 6,000 for the first time since June. But new deaths reported Wednesday again surpassed 300 for the fourth time in August. Texas also reported 6,000 new cases as the number of total deaths pushed past 10,500 since tracking began in March, the fourth-most in the U.S.