Coronavirus update San Antonio, Oct. 31: Officials report 273 new COVID-19 cases, no new deaths

Virus-related hospitalizations and ICU admissions saw a slight decline

FILE - In this June 15, 2020, file photo, visitors to the River Walk pass a restaurant that has reopened in San Antonio. The number of deaths per day from the coronavirus in the U.S. has fallen in recent weeks to the lowest level since late March, even as states increasingly reopen for business. But scientists are deeply afraid the trend may be about to reverse itself. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
FILE - In this June 15, 2020, file photo, visitors to the River Walk pass a restaurant that has reopened in San Antonio. The number of deaths per day from the coronavirus in the U.S. has fallen in recent weeks to the lowest level since late March, even as states increasingly reopen for business. But scientists are deeply afraid the trend may be about to reverse itself. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File) (Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

SAN ANTONIO – The San Antonio Metropolitan Health District reported 65,873 total COVID-19 cases and 1,251 total deaths in Bexar County, as of Saturday, an increase of 273 new cases. No new deaths were reported today.

The 7-day moving average of cases is 191, as of Friday.

City officials also reported that 227 patients are hospitalized, 88 are in the intensive care unit and 58 are on ventilators.

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