San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg and Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff updated the community about the local response to COVID-19 in their daily briefing Wednesday night.
Nirenberg reported 70,894 total COVID-19 cases and 1,307 total deaths in Bexar County, an increase of 366 new cases as of Wednesday. Three new deaths were reported today.
The 7-day moving average of cases is 295.
City officials also reported that 435 patients are hospitalized, 139 are in the intensive care unit and 73 are on ventilators. There are 9% of staffed beds available and 65% of ventilators available.
Nirenberg said there were 55 hospital admissions in the past 24 hours. He also said there are currently 68 COVID-19 patients from El Paso in San Antonio hospitals.
The mayor says Metro Health has published a COVID-19 vaccine distribution informational website, where people can find out more about the plans the city will follow when the vaccine becomes available.
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