COVID-19 Briefing, May 20: 995K+ first-dose vaccines administered in Bexar County, mayor says – KSAT San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO– San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg and Bexar County Commissioner Justin Rodriguez updated the community about the local reaction to COVID-19 in their rundown Thursday night.Nirenberg reported 221,603 total COVID-19 cases and 3,439 overall deaths in Bexar County, an increase of 118 brand-new cases as of Thursday. One brand-new death was reported today.The 7-day rolling average is 138 cases.City authorities also reported that 154 clients are hospitalized, 48 are in the intensive care system and 28 are on ventilators. There are 9% of staffed beds readily available and 71% of ventilators available.Nirenberg said 995,047 people (59% of the population) have actually received at least one dose of the vaccine, and 741,238 (44% of population) are completely vaccinated.Watch the whole instruction in the video player above to hear more from city and county leaders or click on this link if you read KSATs coronavirus newsletter.AdMORE CORONAVIRUS COVERAGE FROM KSAT: Copyright 2021 by KSAT – All rights reserved.

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