Health officials report 15 new COVID-19 cases, 2 deaths


SAN ANTONIO – The San Antonio Metropolitan Health District reported 198,568 total COVID-19 cases and 2,847 total deaths in Bexar County, an increase of 15 new cases as of Sunday. Two new deaths were reported today.

The total case count includes 632 overdue electronic lab reports and the death toll includes 160 deaths reported from November 9, 2020 to February 20, 2021.

Health officials also reported that 291 patients are hospitalized, 123 are in the intensive care unit and 68 are on respirators.

There are 12% staffed beds available and 68% fans available.

Metro Health officials also announced that 10,000 appointments will be opened for the COVID-19 vaccine on Monday night.

Health officials made the announcement Sunday, saying 10,000 appointments for the first dose of the Pfizer vaccine will be available starting at 6 p.m. Monday on Metro Health’s COVID-19 vaccine registration website.

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