SA COVID-19 Briefing, April 19: More than 1 million vaccines administered in Bexar County, mayor says

7-day rolling day average is 172 cases

SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg and Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff updated the community about the local response to COVID-19 in the Monday night briefing.

Coronavirus update San Antonio, April 19: Metro Health reports 119 new COVID-19 cases, no new deaths

Nirenberg reported a 7-day rolling average of 172 cases. He said 779,689 first-dose COVID-19 vaccines have been administered, and 504,499 people are fully vaccinated.

The mayor says more than 1 million vaccines have been administered in our area.

The positivity rate is a 2.2% this week.

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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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