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Austin broke its previous record with 620 patients in the hospital due to COVID on Friday. (Shutterstock)

The Austin metro has surpassed its January record with 620 people hospitalized for COVID as of Friday, more than its previous high of 619 during the winter surge.

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The highly contagious Delta COVID variant has been traced in Williamson County. (Levan/Adobe)

Three cases of the highly contagious Delta coronavirus variant have been found in Williamson County in June, spurring more urgency from city officials for residents to get vaccinated.

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New CDC data shows what percentage of Travis County residents are vaccine hesitant. (Austin Regional Clinic)

Over half of Travis County may be partially vaccinated, but a significant number are still showing hesitancy, according to new estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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