Executives report 1,260 new COVID-19 cases, 15 deaths


SAINT ANTHONY – San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg and Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff briefed the community on the local response to COVID-19 during their daily briefing on Tuesday evening.

Nirenberg reported 176,790 total cases of COVID-19 and 2,167 total deaths in Bexar County, an increase of 1,260 new cases on Monday. Fifteen new deaths were also reported today.

The 7-day moving average of cases is 1,510.

City officials also reported that 1,176 patients are hospitalized, 399 are in the intensive care unit and 232 are on ventilators. There are 10% staff beds available and 48% fans available.

Nirenberg also provided an update on a pilot program that immunizes the most vulnerable seniors living in San Antonio. Nirenberg said that as of Tuesday evening, 380 elderly people confined to the house had now received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

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Watch the full briefing in the video player above.


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