SAN ANTONIO – Throughout Monday night’s COVID-19 briefing, San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg and Bexar County Decide Nelson Wolff confirmed the county is at an all-time excessive in hospitalizations associated to the virus.
Nirenberg reported 149,836 complete COVID-19 circumstances and 1,812 complete deaths in Bexar County, a rise of 1,281 new circumstances. Three deaths associated to the virus have been confirmed on Monday. The 7-day transferring common of circumstances is at 2,028, Nirenberg stated.
Metropolis officers additionally reported that 1,520 sufferers are hospitalized. The intensive care models reported 437 sufferers. Of these sufferers, 260 are on ventilators, up from 244 on Sunday.
“Of course, the hospital numbers are really disturbing,” Wolff stated. “It’s really taxing on the hospitals.”
Nirenberg stated there have been 174 COVID-19 hospital admissions over the previous 24 hours.
There are 12% of staffed beds out there and 52% of ventilators out there.
Officers stated the silver lining within the COVID-19 metrics was the positivity fee declining for a second consecutive week, hitting 17.5%. Two weeks in the past, the positivity fee stood at roughly 23%.
All COVID-19 vaccine appointments for Monday on the Alamodome have been pushed again to Wednesday as a consequence of a delay within the metropolis receiving a vaccine cargo. You possibly can be taught extra right here.
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