Coronavirus update San Antonio, Jan. 11: Leaders report 1,585 new COVID-19 cases; 1 new death

7-day moving average of cases is 1,769

SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg and Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff updated the community about the local response to COVID-19 in their daily briefing Monday night.

Nirenberg reported 135,104 total COVID-19 cases and 1,859 total deaths in Bexar County, an increase of 1,585 new cases as of Monday. One new death was reported today.

The 7-day moving average of cases is 1,769.

City officials also reported that 1,433 patients are hospitalized, 392 are in the intensive care unit and 229 are on ventilators. There are 14% of staffed beds available and 46% of ventilators available.

The positivity rate is 19.7% this week, down from 23.2% last week. The COVID-19 risk level is “severe.”

COVID-19 Risk Level: Week of 1/11/21 (COSA/Bexar County)
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Ivan Herrera has worked as a journalist in San Antonio since 2016. His work for KSAT 12 and KSAT.com includes breaking news, COVID-19 coverage, personal finance stories on the "Money: It's Personal" series, as well as producing Q&As and content for the "South Texas Pride" series.