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The Pandemic’s Effect On The Cruise Industry (June 28, 2021)

On Monday’s show: An update on COVID vaccination in the area, the pandemic’s effect on the cruise industry, and the affordability of housing here — or lack thereof.

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On Monday’s Houston Matters: We check in with Harris County Public Health on a number of items related to COVID vaccination efforts, including the plans for remaining vaccination sites in the county, what percentage of the county's residents have been vaccinated, why a report of CDC vaccination data didn't include the state of Texas, and what concerns remain about the potential impact of the Delta variant of COVID-19 later this summer and into the fall.

Also this hour: As cruises once again set sail from Galveston, we look back at the pandemic's effect on the industry.

Then, when it comes to housing, is Houston as affordable a place to live as we think it is? The numbers say no.

And we get an update on Houston sports.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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