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COVID-19 Bulletin (06/09/21)

Texas is poised for banner job gains after pandemic. Abbott signs bill to punish businesses that require the COVID-19 vaccine.

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins reported 103 new COVID-19 cases and four deaths on Tuesday.

North Texas lost 122,000 jobs during the pandemic, but the region is poised for a big year of hiring. The Dallas Federal Reserve Bank predicts that Texas will add 816,000 new jobs between December 2020 and 2021. Learn more with the Dallas Morning News.

Governor Greg Abbott signed a bill to punish businesses that require proof of vaccination, KERA reports. The bill says the businesses could lose state contracts and be denied licenses from the state should they require vaccination.



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