The novel coronavirus state of affairs continues to enhance in Bexar County, with 90 new instances reported Sunday, bringing the full to 59,684.
The variety of new instances was the second day with a double-digit enhance, a welcome drop after a stretch of triple-digit will increase in latest weeks. The county recorded 80 new instances on Saturday.
The San Antonio Metropolitan Heath District recorded no new deaths on Sunday, nevertheless it added 27 deaths that have been from backlogged investigations. The demise toll has risen to 1,201 because the pandemic started in mid-March.
There stay 159 deaths below investigation to make sure the sufferers who died have been from Bexar County. The county’s hospitals serve all of South Texas, and a few of the COVID-19 victims may have been residents of different counties.
Additionally Sunday, Metro Well being reported 192 folks with the virus have been in San Antonio hospitals, up from 190 Saturday, with 81 in intensive care, down from 83 Saturday. Of these, 39 have been on ventilators to assist them breathe, up from 38 reported Saturday.
On Monday, Metro Well being lowered its risk assessment for colleges in Bexar County from “reasonable” to “low,” successfully eliminating limits on the variety of college students allowed to return to high school or the variety of college students in a classroom so long as college students proceed to observe social distancing, wash palms incessantly and put on masks.
Individuals with no signs can get examined at no cost at two areas this week in San Antonio: the Cuellar Group Heart at 5626 San Fernando St. and the Ramirez Group Heart at 1011 Gillette Blvd. Each areas supply testing from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday-Friday. Appointments usually are not required.
These with signs can get examined at these websites as effectively. The town can be providing free testing for symptomatic folks on the Freeman Coliseum each day from 9 a.m. to four p.m. Registration is required, and appointments will be scheduled by calling 833-213-0643.
COVID-19 signs embody fever, cough, shortness of breath, fatigue, headache, physique aches, vomiting, diarrhea and new lack of style or scent.
The town is urging individuals who obtain a constructive take a look at consequence to inform anybody with whom that they had shut contact way back to two days earlier than they began feeling signs. They need to additionally notify any locations they visited and keep house.