Coronavirus update San Antonio, June 23: Metro Health reports 7-day average of 105 COVID-19 cases, 4 new deaths

More than 1.2 million people over 12 have received one COVID-19 vaccine dose; 959,040 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 226,404 total COVID-19 cases and 3,547 total deaths in Bexar County. The 7-day rolling average is 105 cases, and four new deaths were reported this week.

Metro Health also reported that 157 patients are hospitalized, 50 are in the intensive care unit and 15 are on ventilators. There are 8% of staffed beds available and 71% of ventilators available.

The Metro Health vaccine statistics dashboard reports 1,207,058 people over the age of 12 have received their first COVID-19 vaccine dose, and 959,040 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.