All publications of Micheal Parker . Austin , United States of Ame
AUSTIN HOTEL OCCUPANCY RATE IS HIGHER EVEN DURING PANDEMIC
Austin hotel is full of visitors even during disease outbreak began affecting our entire lives.
That's according to the latest figures firm STR info.
Between 10-17 May, the hotel occupancy of Austin was thirty percent, the highest since the week of 7-15 March, when the figure was 53 percent.
"All fifty states have opened at least partly, and a slowdown in weekly demand will proceed with more recreational activities across the world," said Jan Freitag, senior vice president of lodging insights at STR. "The sector will stay highly dependent on the leisure segment because there is still confusion when hotels are prepared to accept huge events and group biz."
THE STATISTIC SHOWS THAT AUSTIN LATINO'S ARE MOST AFFECTED BY COVID-19
According to public health information discussed on Tues to both Travis County & Austin city officials, Austin's Latinos and African-Americans peoples are heavily presented among the residents admitted to the hospital with the corona virus.
Latinos, who make up about three — quarters of the town's population, accounted for 62 percent of all COVID-19-related hospital admissions, the corona virus-related disease, last week; African-Americans made up 12 percent of those in hospital.
Latinos also have a positive check score of about 25 percent, more than every other Austin community, according to statistics from CommUnityCare.
TESLA NEXT DESTINATION FOR ITS FIFTH MANUFACTURING PLANT WILL BE TEXAS CAPITAL
According to a local news channel, Austin is in trying to run to be the location of Tesla's next manufacturing company.
Tesla may also be assessing other Giga factory areas, the local news channel told. Tulsa in Oklahoma is apparently being regarded as yet another place.
A Tesla Cheif Executive mentioned to Electrek in a new report that the Austin will surely be the place of the new Giga factory, 5th one.
Electrek revealed that those connected to the venture say CEO has told a group of Nevada Giga factory architects to start plans for a new area in Austin.
Musk allegedly intends to build the latest factory very rapidly, mostly by the end of this year.
SOME AUSTIN CITY MEMBERS ARE SEEKING ADDITIONAL HEALTH AND FINANCIAL PROTECTION FOR HIGH-RISK WORKERS
Last week, local health officials announced that most new residents in Travis County who were catching corona virus are still going to job. The news has raised concerns among authorities and analysts about the "false option" regarding virus safety and economic security.
Dr. Mark Escot, the interim health authority of Austin-Travis County, said that most of the workers' infections occur in the construction, healthcare, and food markets—jobs that have been deemed vital since the start of Austin's emergency lockdown in March. This week, the Austin City Council will discuss a bill offering greater security of certain sectors who are most susceptible.
The campaign, led by the leader of District 4 City Council Greg Casar, is calling for the city to implement a system that guarantees that workers in the city support high-risk staff by providing telecommuting or a secure workplace environment.
The course also leads to linking all high-risk employees across the state to disability benefits and pandemic jobless assistance. It also calls on the city to ensure that financial help is provided for high-risk working people who are not qualified for State aid projects.
TOKENS NOW NECESSARY FOR ENTRY IN CERTAIN CITY PARKS IN AUSTIN
The City of Austin Parks & Recreation Dept has put the day passes for 3 famous sites to better monitor crowd of people if they meet the guidelines for public separation.
Everyone who wishes to visit the three parks i.e Common Ford, Emma-Long, or Walter E. Long would now have to buy tokens that provide either on-call or on the official website of the department.
There are a only few number tokens available, according to the council, & would be given out a first-come, first-serve basis. To Emma Long & Walter E. parks, the council states normal costs for a token, & although car parking to the Commons Ford Ranch has no cost, but a permit is needed.
REGISTER FOR HOUSTON RENT ASSISTANCE TODAY, HAYS COUNTY IS PROVIDING FREE TRIALS
Tenants in Austin have until midnight. On Wed the City of Austin must qualify for 1 time immediate lease aid.
A scheme will give the more than one million dollars fund — for people impacted by the corona virus disease outbreak.
Eligibility is confined to families at or below eighty per cent of median family income and capable of reporting all corona virus financial effects and rental reduction requirements.
Candidates will not be allowed to send Social Security numbers to register for assistance and citizenship status does not disqualify anyone for assistance. Residents seeking support should register on the site of the City of Austin's Housing Authority.
GOV. GREG ABBOTT RELEASED AN OPENING DATES FOR BARBERSHOPS AND GYMS
Gov. Greg Abbott issued a briefing on Tues, May 05, on what the government is doing in response to corona virus, also known as COVID-19 pandemic.
Gov. Abbott confirmed during the press event that barber shops, tanning salons, and beauty salons will be reopened in Texas on Fri, May 08. Abbott suggested utilizing an appointment program instead, but said if you accept walk-ins, be sure your consumers remain within 6 ft of each other.
Hairdressers and clients are advised to put on face masks.
The governor also reported that Texas gyms and fitness centers will reopen at twenty-five percent capacity starting on May eighteen.
According to Governor, the restrooms and change rooms will stay shut at gyms throughout the first reopening stage.
Machinery must be decontaminated before and during usage, and consumers will carry gloves when indoors and hold 6 ft apart, Abbott stated.
AUSTIN-TRAVIS COUNTY 52 NEW FATALITIES DUE TO CORONA VIRUS
As of May fourth, Austin-Travis County has recorded 1,816 COVID-19 incidents, with fifty-three fatalities. As of May three, there were Sixty new reports and 1 new death. They have regained a minimum of 542, up from 516 the day before.
See the Austin-Travis County Web Portal for a demographic overview of such events.
Bastrop County recorded 88 COVID-19 positive events, and 2 deaths as of May fourth. 29 recovered.
On May four, the Caldwell County Emergency Management Office announced the 22nd confirmed COVID-19 event for the district. As of Four May, Fourteen cases have been identified while seven have been recovered.
A MAN DIED IN A DISPUTE IN A AUSTIN HOMELESS SHELTER
Police claim that during a clash last week at the homeless shelter in Downtown Austin, a male died of blunt head injuries.
It occurred at around Two a.m. on Thursday, April sixteen. Located 500 blocks from East Seventh-Street, opposite Austin Homeless Community Center (ARCH).
Detectives from the Austin Police Department claimed their HALO security devices witnessed 2 people wrestling with each other.
Authorities said Robert Fitz, a thirty-one y/o, was chasing after Brian Hoff, a fifty-year-old — Fitz punched Hoff with his fist, and Hoff lost his conscious from the street effect. Fitz then turned away and did not seek immediate assistance.
Hoff was unresponsive & was being evacuated to a nearby medical facility by Austin-Travis County EMS. He expired three days later.
Fitz was charged for severe physical harm due to aggravated abuse. Murder investigators meet with the office of Travis County District Attorney to amend the crime to murder, APD added.
A GENEROSITY OF A MAN ON FIRST DAY RESTAURANT AFTER EMERGENCY ORDER WINS THE HEART
An act of generosity by a guy made the restarting day of a restaurant to remember.
The 1st-day restaurants re-opened on Fri following the expiry of Governor Greg Abbott's shelter at place order, a man left his server a $1,300 tip at the Frog and the Steiner Ranch Bullbar.
The owner, David Hernandez, says the guy wanted to be paid double the total on his bill, including a tip.
"His bill fell to $337, so he said he would owe him twice, so he paid the waiter a three hundred dollar tip, and the restaurant a further thousand dollar ," Hernandez explained.
The waiter's father also told that he signed the envelope with a short note .... 'Good Luck," The person's waiter was a high school freshman.