Leaders Report 210 New COVID-19 Cases, 3 New Deaths


SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg and Bexar County Commissioner Rebeca Clay-Flores updated the community on the local response to COVID-19 in the daily briefing on Thursday night.

Nirenberg reported 203,191 total COVID-19 cases and 3,076 total deaths in Bexar County, an increase of 210 new cases through Thursday. Today three new deaths were reported.

The 7-day moving average is 179.

City officials also reported that 188 patients are hospitalized, 69 are in the intensive care unit and 39 are on ventilators. There are 12% staffed beds available and 72% fans available.

Nirenberg said 434,611 people have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 243,317 are fully vaccinated in Bexar County.

The mayor said the city has not made a decision on whether traditional Easter camping will be allowed in the park this year.

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RELATED: Metro Health will make 30,000 appointments for the COVID-19 vaccine available Thursday at 7 p.m.

The city will give priority to the most vulnerable. Starting Monday, anyone 80 and older is encouraged to visit the Alamodome in the afternoon Monday through Saturday for a walk-in vaccination.

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