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Data compiled by Dr. Rogelio Sáenz from state COVID-19 data portals

The number of Latinos who have died of coronavirus complications in the U.S. narrowly outpaces the rate of white fatalities. One San Antonio researcher believes the number of Latino deaths may not be as accurate as it’s being portrayed.

Dr. Rogelio Sáenz — professor of demography at the University of Texas at San Antonio — decided to investigate if the statistics for the Latino population are somehow skewed.

Courtesy of the National Weather Service

The National Weather Service has given multiple severe thunderstorm warnings this afternoon to counties and towns north of San Antonio, including Comfort, Kerrville, Bandera and Fredericksburg.

 

The NWS also issued a servere thunderstorm watch for Bexar County until 10 p.m. Thursday night.

District 5 Councilwoman Shirley Gonzales asks about childcare funding during Thursday's council meeting.
Joey Palacios | Texas Public Radio

The City of San Antonio is introducing more than a dozen proposed programs to boost economic recovery during the COVID-19 pandemic.

CHRISTUS Santa Rosa

Texas Public Radio is updating the latest information on COVID-19 in the San Antonio area, along with how local businesses are adjusting, how you can help those in need and what you can do to stay entertained at home. TPR is also providing live updates on the Rio Grande Valley.

Dominic Walsh

Updated 5/29 to reflect CRE8AD8's first shiptment to the San Antonio Food Bank.

San Antonio congressmen Joaquin Castro and Lloyd Doggett are asking the U.S. Department of Agriculture to stop working with an area business. 

San Antonio band member plays a backyard performance.
Baldemar Esquivel

A San Antonian who just graduated college recently found himself doing an interesting project for his hometown. He's Matthew San Martin, a recent graduate of Austin's St. Edward’s University.


Councilmembers Rebecca Viagran (left) and Melissa Cabello Havrda pass out supplies to a small business owner at the Alamodome.
Joey Palacios | Texas Public Radio

Thousands of business owners lined up at the Alamodome Wednesday for supply kits meant to protect their employees and customers.

Joey Palacios / Texas Public Radio

Texas Public Radio is updating the latest information on COVID-19 in the San Antonio area, along with how local businesses are adjusting, how you can help those in need and what you can do to stay entertained at home. TPR is also providing live updates on the Rio Grande Valley.

An alternate care facility at Freeman Coliseum.
Kathleen Creedon | Texas Public Radio

Texas Public Radio is updating the latest information on COVID-19 in the San Antonio area, along with how local businesses are adjusting, how you can help those in need and what you can do to stay entertained at home. TPR is also providing live updates on the Rio Grande Valley.

Javier Vela

Updated Tuesday, May 26, at 5:34 p.m. This post will be updated regularly. Share your ideas with us at letters@tpr.org.

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