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Coronavirus update San Antonio, Oct. 17: Officials report 187 new cases, no new deaths

As of Friday, the 7-day moving average of cases is 133

Visitors, some wearing masks to protect against the spread of COVID-19, ride a river barge along the River Walk, Tuesday, July 7, 2020, in San Antonio. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has declared masks or face coverings must be worn in public across most of the state as local officials across the state say their hospitals are becoming increasingly stretched and are in danger of becoming overrun as cases of the coronavirus surge. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Visitors, some wearing masks to protect against the spread of COVID-19, ride a river barge along the River Walk, Tuesday, July 7, 2020, in San Antonio. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has declared masks or face coverings must be worn in public across most of the state as local officials across the state say their hospitals are becoming increasingly stretched and are in danger of becoming overrun as cases of the coronavirus surge. (AP Photo/Eric Gay) (Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

SAN ANTONIO – The San Antonio Metro Health District reported 60,629 total COVID-19 cases and 1,211 total deaths in Bexar County, as of Saturday, an increase of 187 new cases. No new deaths were reported today.

As of Friday, the 7-day moving average of cases is 133.

City officials also reported that 192 patients are hospitalized, 81 are in the intensive care unit and 29 are on ventilators. There are 15% of staffed beds available and 74% of ventilators available.

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