Bexar County Sees Almost 300 Positive COVID-19 Cases In 3 Days | Texas Public Radio

Bexar County Sees Almost 300 Positive COVID-19 Cases In 3 Days

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Here is the latest COVID-19 report from San Antonio's Metro Health

Metro Health reported 21 new COVID-19 cases in Bexar County on Sunday, bringing the total number of cases to 3,311.

This follows an increase of 272 cases from Friday and Saturday combined. Individually, Friday and Saturday account for the county's second and third largest daily increases in COVID-19 cases. The highest jump recorded was 189 cases on May 30.

Mayor Nirenberg and Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff have moved their briefings to twice a week, Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 6:10 p.m. The case numbers will continue to be updated daily at 7 p.m. on the Metro Health website.

A total of 461 COVID-19 positive patients have been hospitalized. There are 32% of staffed beds available and 79% of ventilators available. There are 2,077 patients who have recovered from the illness, and 78 people have died from COVID-19 in Bexar County.

Texas as a state saw its biggest daily positive case numbers on Saturday with 1,940. An additional 1,425 tested positive on Sunday.

Beyond San Antonio, here are the cases as reported by Johns Hopkins University

  

Zoom in and scroll to find data on areas across the globe. Find more information at Johns Hopkins coronavirus resource center.

The CDC has provided COVID-19 guidelines in English and Spanish

Find the latest information from Metro Health here