Coronavirus update San Antonio, April 23: Metro Health reports 68 new COVID-19 cases, no new deaths

More than 731K people have received one COVID-19 vaccine dose; 477,126 fully vaccinated

A kayaker paddles along the River Walk, Friday, Dec. 4, 2020, in downtown San Antonio. A program that has allowed kayaking on the business portion of the River Walk has been extended through January. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
A kayaker paddles along the River Walk, Friday, Dec. 4, 2020, in downtown San Antonio. A program that has allowed kayaking on the business portion of the River Walk has been extended through January. (AP Photo/Eric Gay) (Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

SAN ANTONIO – The San Antonio Metropolitan Health District reported 214,699 total COVID-19 cases and 3,330 total deaths in Bexar County, an increase of 68 new cases as of Friday. No new deaths were reported today.

Metro Health also reported that 253 patients are hospitalized, 84 are in the intensive care unit and 44 are on ventilators. There are 9% of staffed beds available and 73% of ventilators available.

The Texas Department of State Health Services reports 731,036 people have received their first COVID-19 vaccine dose, and 477,126 are fully vaccinated in Bexar County.

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