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COVID-19 Bulletin (02/08/22)

A Plano dad beats COVID-19 after 197 days in the hospital. Collin College's $42M re-skilling grant.
By Jencie Tomasek |
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There are 2,439 patients with COVID-19 in North Texas, a 469 patient decrease from Friday representing 17.5 percent of available bed capacity and 35.5 percent of adult ICU patients according to DFW Hospital Council CEO Steve Love.

A project led by Collin College has received total of $4.2 million in re-skilling grants to help Texan students and workers impacted by COVID-19 disruptions. The program is designed to aid students most affected to fund their completion of their post-secondary education. Read the story from the Dallas Morning News here.

A Plano dad beats COVID-19 after 197 days in the hospital. The community lined the streets to welcome Josh Welch back home, Fox 4 News reported.

Omicron cases are receding, though Dallas County continues to encourage vaccination. NBC DFW shares that 64 percent of adults have received two doses of COVID-19 vaccine.

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