Tracking coronavirus: Interactive maps, charts show spread of COVID-19 across Houston, rest of Texas

This file photo handout illustration image obtained recently courtesy of the National Institutes of Health taken with a scanning electron microscope shows the virus that causes the disease COVID-19 isolated from a patient in the U.S., emerging from the surface of cells (blue/pink) cultured in the lab.
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To keep you up-to-date with the ever-growing number of COVID-19 cases in Houston, Texas and the rest of the world, the Houston Chronicle has come up with a few eye-catching, but easy-to-use interactives, based on our reporting and official data from the Texas Department of State Health Services.

To start, here's a chart showing what percentage of eligible Texans have received both vaccine doses.

This map shows the percent of vaccinated residents in each Texas county. As of May, people 12 years and older are eligible for the vaccine.

Our next chart shows how many vaccine doses have been distributed across Texas and how many have been administered.

If you're mostly concerned with the spread of COVID specifically in Texas, you may find these next few charts helpful. First, let's take a look at the state's positive test rate...

... and the positive test rate for just Harris County.

Next, the seven-day rolling average of new cases around the Lone Star State.

To see the number of active cases per 1,000 residents across the state, you can look at our Texas Coronavirus Map.

School is starting back up for many, so here's our chart on the number of reported COVID cases in Texas public schools.

The number of available hospital beds has also loomed large during surges. You can see the percentage of hospital beds occupied by COVID-19 patients below.

You can also get an in-depth look at the cumulative number of deaths in Texas by date below.

As we create and tweak our interactives to best suit our audience, we'll be updating this list, so be sure to subscribe to HoustonChronicle.com for all the latest news and analysis. To stay on top of everything pandemic-related, you can also check out our Coronavirus landing page.