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Coronavirus update San Antonio, Jan. 9: Leaders report 1,301 new COVID-19 cases, 1 new death

There are 10% of staffed beds available and 52% of ventilators available.

Medical personnel administer COVID-19 testing at a drive-through site, Friday, Aug. 14, 2020, in San Antonio. Coronavirus testing in Texas has dropped significantly, mirroring nationwide trends, just as schools reopen and football teams charge ahead with plans to play. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Medical personnel administer COVID-19 testing at a drive-through site, Friday, Aug. 14, 2020, in San Antonio. Coronavirus testing in Texas has dropped significantly, mirroring nationwide trends, just as schools reopen and football teams charge ahead with plans to play. (AP Photo/Eric Gay) (Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

SAN ANTONIO – The San Antonio Metropolitan Health District reported 130,447 total COVID-19 cases and 1,593 total deaths in Bexar County, an increase of 1,301 new cases as of Saturday. One new death was reported today.

City officials also reported that 1,399 patients are hospitalized, 381 are in the intensive care unit and 213 are on ventilators.

There are 10% of staffed beds available and 52% of ventilators available.

On Saturday, the Alamodome launched registration for those who are eligible to receive their COVID-1 vaccines at its distribution site. You can learn more about this by clicking here.

San Antonio City Councilwomen also announced two additional vaccine distribution sites, located on the South and West Sides. To learn more on how to register, click here.

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