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Texas will no longer report active COVID-19 cases, the state health agency quietly announced Friday as the number of coronavirus infections continued to soar to new heights.

Nacogdoches County reached a record level of active COVID-19 cases Tuesday evening as the highly contagious omicron variant of the coronavirus spreads like wildfire.

Nacogdoches County neared a record level of active COVID-19 cases Tuesday as the highly contagious omicron variant of the coronavirus spreads like wildfire.

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 more than doubled in Nacogdoches County over the last three days with 502 active cases reported Friday to the Texas Department of State Health Services, up from 244 Tuesday.

Active cases of COVID-19 continue to rise in Nacogdoches County, as new confirmed cases reached levels unseen since mid-September over the weekend.

Active cases of COVID-19 have nearly tripled in the past month, as more than 150 people were listed by the state as having the virus here heading into Christmas.

Nacogdoches ISD is hosting two vaccine clinics next week for children ages 5 to 11. The clinics are made available for parents who want their children to receive the vaccine. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention gave final approval Nov. 3 for use of Pfizer’s vaccine for that age group.

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