Texas sets coronavirus records: 8,258 new cases, numbers in hospital reach all-time highs

AUSTIN, Texas — Texas saw 8,258 new confirmed cases of the coronavirus Saturday and an additional 238 people who are hospitalized with the virus — the highest numbers in both categories to date.Texas coronavirus cases have spiked throughout June and into July, and the number of people hospitalized in Texas has risen nearly every day — compared with the previous day — since mid-June.Saturday's total of cases was 191,790 after Texas added 8,258 new cases, a record high, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services.The number of statewide hospitalizations also continued to rise Satu...


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