Texas health officials say new cases of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 have hit a new peak. The state recorded 1,010,364 COVIDs, with 19,337 deaths since the pandemic began in early March. An estimated 132,146 cases are active, the most since Aug. 17, and there are 6,170 COVID-19s hospitalized, the most since Aug. 18. Texas recently passed California, the most populous state, recording the highest number of positive coronavirus tests.
On Wednesday Texas reported 12,857 new cases and 121 deaths.