Coronavirus update San Antonio, April 15: Metro Health reports 76 new COVID-19 cases, 4 new deaths

More than 668K people have received one COVID-19 vaccine dose; 411,837 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) (MARK FELIX, Getty Images)

SAN ANTONIO – The San Antonio Metropolitan Health District reported 211,397 total COVID-19 cases and 3,291 total deaths in Bexar County, an increase of 76 new cases as of Thursday. Four new deaths were reported today.

Metro Health also reported that 200 patients are hospitalized, 71 are in the intensive care unit and 33 are on ventilators. There are 6% of staffed beds available and 72% of ventilators available.

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The Texas Department of State Health Services reports 668,530 people have received their first COVID-19 vaccine dose, and 411,837 are fully vaccinated in Bexar County.


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