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San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg and Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff up to date the neighborhood concerning the native response to COVID-19 of their each day briefing Monday evening.
Nirenberg reported 70,236 whole COVID-19 instances and 1,301 whole deaths in Bexar County, a rise of 194 new instances as of Monday. No new deaths have been reported at present.
The 7-day transferring common of instances is 297.
City officers additionally reported that 407 patients are hospitalized, 142 are within the intensive care unit and 65 are on ventilators. There are 16% of staffed beds accessible and 69% of ventilators accessible. The mayor stated the hospital system is beginning to present increased stress, and that is the primary time there have been greater than 400 sufferers within the hospital since August.
Nirenberg stated there have been 46 hospital admissions prior to now 24 hours. Wolff stated there are at present 66 COVID-19 sufferers from El Paso in San Antonio hospitals.
The positivity rate is 9.4% this week, up 1% from final week. The space has a reasonable COVID-19 danger degree, Nirenberg stated.
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