Coronavirus update San Antonio, April 7: Metro Health reports 290 new COVID-19 cases, 8 new deaths

More than 545K people have received one COVID-19 vaccine dose; 330,708 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 208,462 total COVID-19 cases and 3,220 total deaths in Bexar County, an increase of 290 new cases as of Wednesday. Eight new deaths were reported today.

Metro Health also reported that 195 patients are hospitalized, 84 are in the intensive care unit and 28 are on ventilators. There are 10% of staffed beds available and 72% of ventilators available.

The Texas Department of State Health Services reports 545,567 people have received their first COVID-19 vaccine dose, and 330,708 are fully vaccinated in Bexar County.

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