Texas reported 98 Covid-19-related deaths on Wednesday, the highest single-day increase in coronavirus fatalities.
The total number of Covid-19 deaths in the state now stands at 2,813.
The state also hit a 15% Covid-19 positivity rate, a record high.
Texas also recorded 9,979 new coronavirus cases — the second highest number on record for the state. The total number of Covid-19 cases in the state is 220,564.
To note: These numbers were released by the Texas Health and Human Services, and may not line up exactly in real time with CNN’s database drawn from Johns Hopkins University and the Covid Tracking Project.