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People run and walk near Lady Bird Lake on March 23.
Julia Reihs / KUT

We'll be updating this story throughout the day Friday with the latest local news on the coronavirus pandemic. If you'd like to go through a roundup of COVID-19 news from Thursday, read it here. If you have a news tip or question, email us at news@KUT.org.

A closed sign is placed on a business in Austin during the coronavirus pandemic.
Gabriel C. Pérez / KUT

This post has local news on the coronavirus pandemic from Thursday, May 7. Read Friday's live updates here. If you'd like to go through a roundup of COVID-19 news from Wednesday, read it here. If you have a news tip or question, email us at news@KUT.org.

A drive-thru COVID-19 testing center in Austin.
Julia Reihs / KUT

This post has local news on the coronavirus pandemic from Wednesday, May 6. Read Thursday's live updates here. If you'd like to go through a roundup of COVID-19 news from Tuesday, read it here. If you have a news tip or question, email us at news@KUT.org.

Singer Mela Sarajane Dailey hosts a free concert on the lawn of a Northwest Austin home on Saturday.
Gabriel C. Pérez / KUT

Click here to read this story in English. 

Los cantantes entonaron melodías desde el jardín delantero de una casa del noroeste de Austin el sábado, mientras una audiencia de unos 30 vecinos distantes físicamente miraban desde el césped y al otro lado de la calle.

Central Texas Food Bank distributed food boxes at Toney Burger Stadium in South Austin on April 30.
Gabriel C. Pérez / KUT

This post has local news on the coronavirus pandemic from Tuesday, May 5. Read Wednesday's live updates here. If you'd like to go through a roundup of COVID-19 news from Monday, read it here. If you have a news tip or question, email us at news@KUT.org.

Gabriel C. Pérez / KUT

We'll be updating this story throughout the day Monday with the latest local news on the coronavirus pandemic. If you have a news tip or question, email us at news@KUT.org.

A woman in a mask and gloves looks out from Altered State in the Domain
Jorge Sanhueza-Lyon / KUT

We'll be updating this story throughout the day Friday with the latest local news on the coronavirus pandemic. If you'd like to go through a roundup of COVID-19 news from Thursday, read it here. If you have a news tip or question, email us at news@KUT.org.

Michael Minasi / KUT

This post has local news on the coronavirus pandemic from Thursday, April 30. Read Friday's live updates here. If you'd like to go through a roundup of COVID-19 news from Wednesday, read it here. If you have a news tip or question, email us at news@KUT.org.

A closed sign is placed on the door of a business in East Austin during the pandemic. Gov. Greg Abbott announced some businesses can reopen with limited capacity on Friday, but not all are choosing to do so.
Gabriel C. Pérez / KUT

This post has local news on the coronavirus pandemic from Wednesday, April 29. Read Thursday's live updates here. If you'd like to go through a roundup of COVID-19 news from Tuesday, read it here. If you have a news tip or question, email us at news@KUT.org.

Murals adorn closed businesses in downtown Austin during the coronavirus pandemic.
Michael Minasi / KUT

We'll be updating this story throughout the day Tuesday with the latest local news on the coronavirus pandemic. If you'd like to go through a roundup of COVID-19 news from Monday, read it here. If you have a news tip or question, email us at news@KUT.org.

A mural on a business on Sixth Street tells people to stay home and stay safe.
Michael Minasi / KUT

We'll be updating this story throughout the day Monday with the latest local news on the coronavirus pandemic. If you have a news tip or question, email us at news@KUT.org.

People have painted murals on boarded up businesses on Sixth Street during the coronavirus pandemic.
Michael Minasi / KUT

We'll be updating this story throughout the day Friday with the latest local news on the coronavirus pandemic. If you'd like to go through a roundup of COVID-19 news from Thursday, read it here. If you have a news tip or question, email us at news@KUT.org.

Firefighters from Austin Fire Department Station 22 wear face masks during the coronavirus pandemic.
Gabriel C. Pérez / KUT

We'll be updating this story throughout the day Thursday with the latest local news on the coronavirus pandemic. If you'd like to go through a roundup of COVID-19 news from Wednesday, read it here. If you have a news tip or question, email us at news@KUT.org.

An H-E-B employee delivers groceries to a customer's car as part of the store's curbside pickup service.
Gabriel C. Pérez / KUT

This post has local news on the coronavirus pandemic from Wednesday, April 22. Read Thursday's live updates here. If you'd like to go through a roundup of COVID-19 news from Tuesday, read it here. If you have a news tip or question, email us at news@KUT.org.

A face mask hangs in the rearview mirror of a car.
Gabriel C. Pérez / KUT

We'll be updating this story throughout the day Tuesday with the latest local news on the coronavirus pandemic. If you'd like to go through a roundup of COVID-19 news from Monday, read it here. If you have a news tip or question, email us at news@KUT.org.

CommUnity Care conducts drive-up COVID-19 screening at the Hancock Center on March 18.
Gabriel C. Pérez / KUT

This post has local news on the coronavirus pandemic from Monday, April 20. Read Tuesday's live updates here. If you have a news tip or question, email us at news@KUT.org.

Jeff Levine places a face covering over the Stevie Ray Vaughan statue at Auditorium Shores.
Gabriel C. Pérez / KUT

We'll be updating this story throughout the day Friday with the latest local news on the coronavirus pandemic. If you'd like to go through a roundup of COVID-19 news from Thursday, read it here. If you have a news tip or question, email us at news@KUT.org.

Jorge Sanhueza-Lyon / KUT

This post has local news on the coronavirus pandemic from Thursday, April 16. Read Friday's live updates here. If you'd like to go through a roundup of COVID-19 news from Wednesday, read it here. If you have a news tip or question, email us at news@KUT.org.

Hundreds of cars line up to receive a box of free food from the Central Texas Food Bank, at LBJ High School on Wednesday.
Jorge Sanhueza-Lyon / KUT

This post has local news on the coronavirus pandemic from Wednesday, April 15. Read Thursday's live updates here. If you'd like to go through a roundup of COVID-19 news from Tuesday, read it here. If you have a news tip or question, email us at news@KUT.org.

Downtown Austin parking garages sit mostly empty during the city's stay-at-home order to help stop the spread of the coronavirus.
Gabriel C. Pérez / KUT

This post has local news on the coronavirus pandemic from Tuesday, April 14. Read Wednesday's live updates here. If you'd like to go through a roundup of COVID-19 news from Monday, read it here. If you have a news tip or question, email us at news@KUT.org.

Jorge Sanhueza-Lyon / KUT

This post has local news on the coronavirus pandemic from Monday, April 13. Read Tuesday's live updates here. If you'd like to go through a roundup of COVID-19 news from Friday, read it here. If you have a news tip or question, email us at news@KUT.org.

Severe thunderstorms and possible tornadoes could hit the Austin area overnight into early Sunday, according to the National Weather Service.

A person reads a book at Blunn Creek Nature Preserve in South Austin.
Gabriel C. Pérez / KUT

The coronavirus pandemic has forced many of us to both work and play from home. Two weeks into Austin’s stay-at-home order, it’s possible you’ve already exhausted your resources of fun things to do.

The KUT staff has compiled podcast, book and TV recommendations to help you pass the time.

People ride bikes in a Cedar Park neighborhood during the coronavirus pandemic.
Julia Reihs / KUT

We'll be updating this story throughout the day Friday with the latest local news on the coronavirus pandemic. If you'd like to go through a roundup of COVID-19 news from Thursday, read it here. If you have a news tip or question, email us at news@KUT.org.

Gabriel C. Pérez / KUT

We'll be updating this story throughout the day Thursday with the latest local news on the coronavirus pandemic. If you'd like to go through a roundup of COVID-19 news from Wednesday, read it here. If you have a news tip or question, email us at news@KUT.org.

Austin ISD schools, like Travis High School in South Austin, are closed indefinitely, the school district has said.
Gabriel C. Pérez / KUT

This post has local news on the coronavirus pandemic from Wednesday, April 8. Read Thursday's live updates here. If you'd like to go through a roundup of COVID-19 news from Tuesday, read it here. If you have a news tip or question, email us at news@KUT.org.

A roadside advisory in South Austin.
Gabriel C. Pérez / KUT

This post has local news on the coronavirus pandemic from Tuesday, April 7. Read Wednesday's live updates here. If you'd like to go through a roundup of COVID-19 news from Monday, read it here. If you have a news tip or question, email us at news@KUT.org.

Julia Reihs/KUT

From Texas Standard:

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, food banks across the country are tasked with serving those in need from all walks of life. And many people are using food bank services for the first time.

In Texas, food banks are doing what they can to help those facing food insecurity, but they face many challenges.

A sign on a business on South Congress noting the business is closed.
Gabriel C. Pérez / KUT

This post has local news on the coronavirus pandemic from Monday, April 6. Read Tuesday's live updates here. If you'd like to go through a roundup of COVID-19 news from the weekend, read it here. If you have a news tip or question, email us at news@KUT.org.

A Capital Metro bus displays a public health message during the coronavirus pandemic.
Gabriel C. Pérez / KUT

This post has local news on the coronavirus pandemic from Sunday, April 5. Read Monday's live updates here. If you'd like to go through a roundup of COVID-19 news from Friday, read it here. If you have a news tip or question, email us at news@KUT.org.

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