Texas health officials reported more than 200 additional coronavirus deaths Tuesday. The total number of infections surpassed 550,000 statewide. Hospitalizations have dropped by the thousands since July and held steady with about 6,200 patients Tuesday. The average of people who test positive for the virus in Texas also remained around 11%. The CDC says a positivity rate under 10% is an indicator that a state has robust testing. Texas reported 7,282 new cases on Tuesday.