Coronavirus data: San Antonio cases stabilizing, but officials urge vigilance to avoid second wave

City officials continue urging public to take precautions against COVID-19

San Antonio COVID-19 cases
San Antonio COVID-19 cases (KSAT)

SAN ANTONIO – While active coronavirus case numbers appear to have stabilized in San Antonio, city officials are advising the public against letting their guard down.

As of Wednesday evening — roughly 75 days since the first confirmed case was reported among residents — a total of 2,525 COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in Bexar County. While more than half of those patients have recovered, 70 have died and new cases are being confirmed every day.

“When you look at the indicators ... you will find we are still in great shape,” Mayor Ron Nirenberg said Wednesday.

You can track COVID-19 case numbers, recoveries and deaths below:

City officials are tracking other statistics, too, in order to gauge San Antonio’s progress and monitor any potential spikes.

The number of COVID-19 cases in San Antonio now has a doubling time of 36 days, for example. The longer it takes to double the number of cases, the slower the spread of the virus.

Further, the percentage of positive tests has dipped below 4% in recent weeks even as testing capability has ramped up. The city’s full outlook on warning and progress indicators can be found on their website.

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