Here are things to know for Wednesday, March 24:
1. COVID-19 vaccinations for all adults in Texas starting March 29, state officials say
The Texas Department of State Health Services announced Tuesday that everyone 16 and up will be eligible to sign up to receive a COVID-19 vaccine in Texas beginning Monday, March 29.
The Texas Department of State Health Services said it expects vaccine supplies to increase in April to more than a million doses per week, well above the demand under current eligibility criteria.
“We certainly don’t want to lose that momentum that we’ve had,” said state health department spokesman Chris Van Deusen.
2. ‘You little Asian girl’: Beauty supply store owner says racial insults hurled at her during attack by customer
A beauty supply store owner in north Harris County was attacked inside of her store on St. Patrick’s Day, and the altercation was caught on surveillance video.