Coronavirus update San Antonio, June 16: Metro Health reports 7-day average of 107 COVID-19 cases

More than 978K people have received one COVID-19 vaccine dose; 796,956 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 225,547 total COVID-19 cases and 3,533 total deaths in Bexar County. The 7-day rolling average is 107 cases, and no new deaths were reported this week.

Metro Health also reported that 113 patients are hospitalized, 32 are in the intensive care unit and 13 are on ventilators. There are 8% of staffed beds available and 74% of ventilators available.

The Texas Department of State Health Services reports 978,114 people have received their first COVID-19 vaccine dose, and 796,956 are fully vaccinated in Bexar County.

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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.