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The Texas Department of State Health Services tracks COVID-19 cases, testing, hospitalizations, vaccine allocations and uptake, and more.

COVID-19 data dashboards can be accessed from the menu options to the right.
Accessible version (Excel) | Texas COVID-19 Data Additional Datasets
All data are provisional and subject to change.

DSHS has additional information on COVID-19 for the public, health care professionals, health departments and labs at

News releases on COVID-19

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Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccine Information – Nov. 3, 2021

Texas vaccine providers will receive more than 1.3 million doses of Pfizer’s pediatric COVID-19 vaccine through the next week. DSHS recommends making an appointment or checking with the provider before going to get vaccinated.

There are approximately 2.9 million children between the ages of 5 and 11 in Texas. More vaccine is expected to be delivered in coming weeks.

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DSHS’s Guidance for Vaccine Providers
Pediatric Vaccine Provider Allocation List

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COVID-19 Variants

DSHS has launched a new Variants and Genomic Surveillance dashboard for SARS-CoV-2, replacing the variant count table previously located on this page. You can view the platform at The new platform is similar in style and content to the CDC’s variant dashboard, and the data shown is collected by the CDC’s national SARS-CoV-2 genomic surveillance program. The dashboard’s data will be updated weekly.

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Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) – Nov. 4, 2021

DSHS has confirmed 282 cases of Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children. MIS-C is a rare but serious complication associated with COVID-19. The condition causes different body parts to become inflamed, including the heart, lungs, kidneys, brain, skin, eyes or gastrointestinal organs. Children with MIS-C may have fever and various symptoms, including abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhea, neck pain, rash, bloodshot eyes, or feeling extra tired. The cause of MIS-C has not been determined. However, many children with MIS-C had the virus that causes COVID-19 or had been around someone with COVID-19. 

Parents and caregivers should contact their child's health care provider if a child shows symptoms of MIS-C. Providers should report suspected cases to their public health department.

While the cause of MIS-C has not been identified, the best way to protect your children against the condition is to take precautions to prevent anyone in your household from getting COVID-19.

MIS-C at a glance:

  • Age range: 1 month-18 years old (median: 9 years old)
  • Sex: 182 Male (65%), 100 Female (35%)
  • Race/Ethnicity: 151 Hispanic (54%), 63 Black (22%), 50 White (18%), 7 Asian (2%), 11 Unknown (4%)
  • Onset date range (fever): 4/5/20 – 10/16/21
  • Hospital and ICU admission: 282 Hospitalized (100%), 187 ICU admission (66%)
  • Outcome: 247 Discharged (88%), 1 Died ( <1%), 34 Unknown/Lost to Follow-Up (12%)

    Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C)
    Public Health Region Number of Cases
    1 (Panhandle) 9
    2/3 (North Texas) 126
    4/5N (East Texas) 7
    6/5S (Southeast Texas) 53
    7 (Central Texas) 32
    8 (South Texas) 6
    9/10 (West Texas) 1
    11 (Rio Grande Valley) 48
    Total 282

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    2021 Winter Storm Mortality Surveillance Report

    DSHS’s Disaster Mortality Surveillance Unit completed its 2021 Winter Storm surveillance analysis. This final report includes surveillance methodologies, data sources, circumstances/causes of deaths, decedent demographics, and storm deaths-by-county totals. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention definitions for direct, indirect and possible related disaster deaths were used for case ascertainment.

    You can view the entire report at

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    Last updated December 31, 2021