On Wednesday April 1, the East Texas Food Bank became aware that a staff member working in our administrative office, which is separate from our warehouse and volunteer center, tested positive for COVID-19.
KLTV’s Blake Holland spoke to Smith County District Attorney Jacob Putman about his decision to assign most of his investigators to assist local health officials in their contact tracing efforts for people who have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus.
As the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases continues to grow, some healthcare professionals in areas of the United States that have been the hardest hit by the coronavirus are dealing with shortages of critical supplies and equipment.
“With a heavy heart and deep regret, I believe it is in the best interest of our artists and our many loyal patrons that the Texas Shakespeare Festival will not produce a 2020 season,” said Raymond Caldwell, TSF Founder and Artistic Director.
The “Stay at Home Order” takes effect at 11:59 p.m. on Friday, March 27, 2020, and will continue through 11:59 p.m. on Friday, April 10, 2020, unless otherwise extended or terminated by further order of Judge Moran.
KLTV Sports Director Michael Coleman spoke to a former elite athlete about the Olympics being postponed and the U.S. Olympic Committee’s stimulus bill request during an East Texas Now interview on Friday afternoon.