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 Tuesday night.
Nirenberg reported 201,010 total COVID-19 cases and 2,991 total deaths in Bexar County, an increase of 192 new cases as of Tuesday. One new death was reported today.
The 7-day rolling average is 174.
City officials also reported that 206 patients are hospitalized, 84 are in the intensive care unit and 47 are on ventilators. There are 12% of staffed beds available and 70% of ventilators available.
There were 31 hospital admissions within the last 24 hours.
Nirenberg said 369,379 people have received their first COVID-19 vaccine dose, and 206,778 are fully vaccinated.
Watch the entire briefing in the video player below to hear more from city and county leaders:
Mayor & Judge COVID-19 Briefing: March 16, 2021
We will be live for today's briefing from Mayor Ron Nirenberg and Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff to discuss the latest developments in the COVID-19 situation. Tune in Monday - Friday at 6:13 p.m.Posted by City of San Antonio - Municipal Government on Tuesday, March 16, 2021
Officials encourage people to sign up for vaccine text alerts to find out when appointments open up.
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