SAN ANTONIO – After the week started with a report of no fatalities, Mayor Ron Nirenberg said Tuesday that 12 more people died from COVID-19 in Bexar County.
The new fatalities bring the death toll locally to 335.
Nirenberg also announced 1,546 new COVID-19 cases, which are 1,101 more than what was reported Monday. The total count of positive cases is now at 37,984.
The mayor said 1,045 patients are hospitalized due to COVID-19.
Of those patients, 413 are in the intensive care unit.
As of Tuesday, 12% of staffed hospital beds and 45% of ventilators are available in Bexar County.