Coronavirus update San Antonio, May 25: Metro Health reports 142 new COVID-19 cases, no new deaths

More than 881K people have received one COVID-19 vaccine dose; 704,035 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 222,571 total COVID-19 cases and 3,454 total deaths in Bexar County, an increase of 142 new cases as of Tuesday. No new deaths were reported today.

Metro Health also reported that 140 patients are hospitalized, 45 are in the intensive care unit and 28 are on ventilators. There are 9% of staffed beds available and 71% of ventilators available.

The Texas Department of State Health Services reports 881,106 people have received their first COVID-19 vaccine dose, and 704,035 are fully vaccinated in Bexar County.

Note: State vaccination numbers may slightly vary from Metro Health counts, which are only released on Mondays and Thursdays during the COVID-19 city and county briefing.

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Ivan Herrera has worked as a journalist in San Antonio for four years. Using his graduate degree in business from UTSA, he developed "Money: It's Personal," a weekly series that airs on GMSA at 9 on Tuesdays. The series breaks down personal finance topics into easy explainers. Before living in SA, Ivan covered border news in the Rio Grande Valley.