Coronavirus update San Antonio, April 6: Metro Health reports 223 new COVID-19 cases, 2 new deaths

More than 531K people have received one COVID-19 vaccine dose; 323,669 fully vaccinated

TOPSHOT - Restaurants are empty on the river walk on April 1, 2020 in downtown San Antonio, Texas, during a stay at home order amid the novel coronavirus outbreak. - The US death toll from the coronavirus pandemic topped 5,000 late on April 1, according to a running tally from Johns Hopkins University. (Photo by Mark Felix / AFP) (Photo by MARK FELIX/AFP /AFP via Getty Images) (Getty Images)

SAN ANTONIO – The San Antonio Metropolitan Health District reported 208,172 total COVID-19 cases and 3,212 total deaths in Bexar County, an increase of 223 new cases as of Tuesday. Two new deaths were reported today.

Metro Health also reported that 189 patients are hospitalized, 76 are in the intensive care unit and 29 are on ventilators. There are 12% of staffed beds available and 69% of ventilators available.

The Texas Department of State Health Services reports 531,978 people have received their first COVID-19 vaccine dose, and 323,669 are fully vaccinated in Bexar County.

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