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Coronavirus

After over a month of increasing cases and hospitalizations, Austin is now back at a Stage 4 threshold for risk-based guidelines. (St. David's Medical Center/Facebook)

For the first time since July 30, the seven-day moving average for COVID hospitalizations dropped below 50 on Tuesday, reaching the Stage 4 threshold.

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(Jordan Vonderhaar)

It took just slightly longer than local health officials hoped for, but Austin has hit its goal with 70% of its population fully vaccinated.

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(Chad Wadsworth for ACL Fest)

Austin Public Health announced that Austin City Limits Festival's COVID-19 Health and Safety plan was approved, though final approval of the event is still up in the air.

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Airport traffic has rissen above 1 million passengers each month since May as travel returns to a semblance of normalcy. (Claire Partain/Austonia)

Just months after the pandemic saw airport traffic reach record lows, Austin-Bergstrom International Airport bounced back with its fifth-busiest month on record in July 2021.

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