Bexar County COVID-19 cases surpass 5,500

408 new cases, 2 new deaths reported

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

SAN ANTONIO – The total number of COVID-19 cases in San Antonio and Bexar County surpassed 5,500 on Thursday.

City leaders reported 408 new cases to bring the total number of cases at 5,550. Two new deaths were reported. The death count is now at 92.

Hospitalizations continue to rise with 267 patients being treated. Of those hospitalized, 92 are in ICU and 40 are on ventilators. There are 24% of staffed hospital beds and 78% of ventilators still available.

According to the city of San Antonio’s website, 2,365 patients have recovered from the virus so far and 3,093 are still ill.

We’ll bring more updates as they become available.

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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.