SA COVID-19 Briefing, April 15: 710K first-dose vaccines administered, more than 417K fully vaccinated, mayor says

7-day rolling day average is 224 cases

SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg, Bexar County Commissioner Tommy Calvert, and Metro Health Assistant Director Dr. Anita Kurian updated the community about the local response to COVID-19 in the Thursday night briefing.

Nirenberg reported a 7-day rolling average of 224 cases. He said 710,896 first-dose COVID-19 vaccines have been administered, and 417,650 people are fully vaccinated.

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The mayor says 47% of the population has received their first dose, and 28% is fully vaccinated.

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Watch the entire briefing in the video player above to hear more from city and county leaders. Click here to watch the briefing if you’re reading KSAT’s coronavirus newsletter.

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