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Data Shows Most Residents Who Have Received 1 COVID-19 Shot Live In Northwest Side Of Bexar County

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This blog is updated daily at 7:30 p.m. It includes the latest COVID-19 data from San Antonio’s Metropolitan Health District, information from the city’s nightly briefings on Mondays and Thursdays and statewide reporting from The Texas Newsroom.
Bexar County Vaccine Update

Nearly 40% of San Antonio’s eligible population is fully vaccinated, more than 618,000 people who are 16 or older.

Bexar County has administered at least one dose to more than 804,000 people. A majority of people who have received at least one shot live on the northwest side of the county.

ZIP codes 78257 and 78066 have the highest percentage of residents who have received one dose — 68.7% and 61.9%, respectively. In many other ZIP codes, the percentage is between 16-20%.

The state of Texas has now fully vaccinated 38.84% of residents 16 and older, and has administered more than 19.4 million doses in total.

Select Outdoor Pools Reopen In San Antonio

San Antonio Parks and Recreation reopened some of its outdoor pools this weekend. There will be 4 pools open on weekdays and 6 open on weekends.

The facilities will require pre-registration for designated swim times, COVID-19 screenings upon entry and a mask requirements when not in the pool. Parks and Rec will also provide extra cleaning and sanitizing of the common areas.

Pools open on weekdays and weekends include:

  • Woodlawn Pool, 221 Alexander Ave
  • Southside Lions, 3100 Hiawatha
  • Heritage, 1423 S. Ellison Dr.
  • Lady Bird Johnson, 10700 Nacogdoches

Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday: 5pm – 8pm
Hours: Saturday and Sunday: 1pm – 8pm

Pools open on weekends only include:

  • San Pedro, 2200 N. Flores
  • John F. Kennedy, 3299 S. W. 28th St.

Hours: Saturday and Sunday: 1pm – 8pm

Register at saparksandrec.com.

Click here for more information about the COVID-19 vaccine in San Antonio (aquí para español).

TPR's coverage of COVID-19 in San Antonio, surrounding counties, and the Rio Grande Valley, including Spanish language news, is made possible in part by Texas Mutual Insurance Company.

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Statewide COVID-19 Updates

Texas has confirmed more than 2.48 million cases of the coronavirus since March 2020, including an increase of 1,079 new cases on Sunday. A majority of cases have occurred in the larger metropolitan areas of the state, with Harris County reporting the highest total.

Harris County also has the highest number of deaths related to the virus. Overall, the state has reported nearly 50,000 deaths, including 19 newly reported fatalities on Sunday.

There are currently 2,399 Texans hospitalized with the coronavirus statewide. That number has decreased significantly since the start of the year when hospitalizations peaked at more than 14,000 patients.

Find the latest national and international updates on COVID-19 from NPR's live blog.