147 more COVID-19 cases reported in San Antonio, Bexar County

The death toll remains at 78, as no new deaths were reported

San Antonio (Illustration by Henry Keller)
San Antonio (Illustration by Henry Keller) (KSAT)

SAN ANTONIO – City officials reported 3,290 cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, which is an increase of 147 additional cases. The death toll remains at 78.

According to the city’s website, 1,961of those cases have recovered so far.

Of these cases, 2,225 are from the community, 410 are from the Bexar County Jail inmates, 60 are from jail staff, 344 are from other congregate settings and 251 remain under investigation.

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Posted by Mayor Ron Nirenberg on Saturday, June 6, 2020

There are currently 84 patients hospitalized, 34 patients in the ICU, and 16 patients on ventilators. A total of 32% of staffed beds are available and 79% of ventilators.

The case numbers will be updated daily at 7 p.m. on the city’s website, as city leaders have moved the briefings to twice a week, on Tuesdays and Thursdays. We’ll continue to bring updates as they become available.

For more information on the city’s COVID-19 numbers, click here.

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About the Author:

Cody King is a digital journalist for KSAT 12. She previously worked for WICS/WRSP 20 in Springfield, Illinois.