A below-average number of new COVID-19 cases was reported Wednesday, while deaths matched the Texas’ average, according to state health officials.

Even with the addition of 160 previously unreported cases added to the 3,262 new cases reported Wednesday, the total fell well short of the seven-day rolling average of 3,699 computed by Johns Hopkins University researchers. The 68 new COVID-19 deaths in Texas matched the seven-day rolling average calculated by Johns Hopkins.

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