According to data from Johns Hopkins University, the great state of Texas has succeeded in reducing the overall number of coronavirus cases after lifting all lockdown measures. The rolling average number of cases has significantly decreased by 42.5% in the past two weeks.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott has long been a vocal critic of the increasing coronavirus regulation found in most states across America. He lifted all restrictions, including the mask mandate, last week.
Data shows the Democrats have been wrong all along.
Hospitalizations in Texas have reduced significantly, to 3,000 patients, down from 5,800 at the height of the pandemic. While conditions have improved, they’ve yet to defeat COVID entirely. State health services in Texas report 2,347 new cases and 69 deaths in the last three weeks.
Data from Johns Hopkins University shows that while Texas is ranked third in coronavirus deaths, the state is making the biggest turnaround.
According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, over 2.8 million Texans have completed their vaccinations. That’s almost 10 percent of the state’s population.