April 29, 2020

It’s been nearly two months since most of North Texas began feeling the impact from the coronavirus pandemic. Since then, plenty has happened, but there is still a lack of clarity as we move into May. As different segments of the area economy are being affected, the Dallas Business Journal checked in with Texas experts […]

April 29, 2020 As the COVID-19 pandemic has gripped the world, the importance of accurate and quick disease testing has become much more apparent. It’s a revelation that comes at the same time researchers at UT Dallas are close to finishing a years-long project to develop rapid and sensitive diagnostic tests for respiratory viruses like […]

April 29, 2020 Galleria Dallas is one of the first malls in the Dallas-Fort Worth area to announce its reopening plan. Earlier this week, Gov. Abbott announced malls can reopen Friday with 25 percent capacity. On Wednesday, Galleria Dallas officials announced they are holding off on opening immediately and instead will reopen with modified hours […]

April 29, 2020 Good idea or bad, dozens of restaurants around Dallas plan to reopen for dine-in service on Friday, May 1. In the face of the largest single-day spike in COVID-19 cases in Dallas County, the state of Texas has given permission to restaurants, movie theaters, and malls to reopen, as long as they […]

April 29, 2020 On the heels of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s plan to reopen the Texas economy, the country’s largest mall owner plans to reopen seven of its North Texas shopping centers starting on Friday, according to a report from CNBC. Along with its properties in North Texas, Indianapolis-based Simon Property Group (NYSE: SPG) will […]

April 27, 2020 Another 280,000 Texans filed for unemployment last week — an increase from the week before, when there had been a dip in the numbers. Texas Workforce Commission officials say they had been “cautiously pessimistic” when numbers dipped the week before, thinking it may have been due to the long Easter weekend. In […]

April 28, 2020 Cases of coronavirus have remained steady this week in Dallas County and health experts expect the state to hit its peak in late April or early May. Texans are turning to new tests and treatments, including an antibody test and self-swab COVID-19 test. Testing at two community-based testing sites in Dallas is […]

April 29, 2020 Medical City Healthcare is part of a national study that is learning about using plasma from recovered COVID-19 patients to treat those in critical condition with the virus. “We are proud to take part in this important study. We are asking for the help of our community to spread awareness about plasma […]

April 28, 2020 Gov. Greg Abbott on Tuesday said Dallas County residents should not worry that he’s opened the economy too soon, even as the number of positive COVID-19 cases saw a dramatic one-day increase. Abbott said that the statewide rate of positive results on COVID-19 tests earlier in April was more than 10%. That […]

April 28, 2020 After Gov. Greg Abbott’s decision to allow businesses to reopen, Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson said Tuesday that now is the time to focus on making the state’s plan as successful as possible. “I define success in this scenario as saving lives,” he said in an interview with The Dallas Morning News on […]