Mayor Turner sets new goal for positivity rate by mid-November in Houston

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner in his mask in a social media post on July 6, 2020. (Copyright 2020 by KPRC Click2Houston - All rights reserved.)

Houston has achieved a coronavirus positivity rate of 5%.

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner set a new goal for the city of Houston, hoping to lower the rate to 2.5% by mid-November.

To accomplish the new goal, the mayor asks Houstonians to continue to mask up and wash their hands regularly.

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