Mark Escott

Coronavirus data analysis
Talk 1370 Newsroom
August 05, 2020 - 6:32 am
Despite recent downward trends in COVID-19 cases in Travis County, local health officials fear things are starting to flatten out.
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Longhorns Football Fans
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Talk 1370 Newsroom
July 28, 2020 - 4:11 pm
Austin's top health authority threw water on hopes for a football season this fall, calling it a "bit of a reach" to expect 50,000 people at a University of Texas football game this fall.
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School desk
Talk 1370 Newsroom
July 28, 2020 - 12:26 pm
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton weighed in on the decision to re-open pubilc and private schools this fall, saying the decision lies with schools and not local health authorities.
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Talk 1370 Newsroom
July 22, 2020 - 1:20 pm
Austin health leaders continue to be cautiously optimistic about a plateau and the beginning of a downward trend in new COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations.
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Dr. Mark Escott
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Talk 1370 Newsroom
July 21, 2020 - 12:47 pm
Travis County is seeing a downward trend of new coronavirus cases, but Dr. Mark Escott said it's too early for Austinites to let their guard down.
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School desks
Talk 1370 Newsroom
July 16, 2020 - 10:12 am
Travis County Republicans are blasting a health order from local officials that aims to keep schools closed to in-person learning through at least September 8.
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Dr. Mark Escott
City of Austin / ATXN
Talk 1370 Newsroom
July 14, 2020 - 9:02 pm
Hours after saying resuming in-person schooling could result in as many as 1,300 deaths this fall, Austin-Travis County Interim Health Authority Dr. Mark Escott has issued an order preventing Travis County public and private schools from resuming in-person classes before September 7.
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Dr. Mark Escott
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Talk 1370 Newsroom
July 14, 2020 - 11:37 am
Austin-Travis County Interim Health Authority Dr. Mark Escott said Tuesday that he doesn't think it's safe for schools to open until at least early September.
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Hospital intensive care unit
Talk 1370 Newsroom
July 07, 2020 - 1:57 pm
Discrepancies in hospital data have prompted Austin Public Health officials to revise the new admissions data, a key metric local leaders have been watching as the coronavirus continues to spread locally.
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Austin Mayor Steve Adler
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Talk 1370 Newsroom
July 03, 2020 - 1:01 pm
Leaders in Austin and Travis County are praising Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's latest efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19, and are issuing new orders to help fight the surge in Travis County.
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