San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg and Bexar County Select Nelson Wolff up previously the community about the local response to COVID-19 in their day after day briefing Wednesday night.
Nirenberg reported 47,887 complete COVID-19 circumstances and 981 complete deaths in Bexar County, as of Wednesday, an amplify of 151 new circumstances. Two new deaths had been reported on the present time. The 7-day shifting moderate of circumstances is 175.
City officers moreover reported that 298 sufferers are hospitalized, 130 are in the intensive care unit and 84 are on ventilators. There are 14% of staffed beds obtainable and 67% of ventilators obtainable.
The college possibility stage is “life like.” Nirenberg acknowledged the stage would possibly possibly presumably even be moved to “low” when the positivity rate goes under 5%. Essentially the most modern positivity rate is 6.7%.
Wolff acknowledged the penal advanced has 23 inmates who get dangle of examined sure for COVID-19 — 22 male inmates and 1 female inmate. He acknowledged the county is quiet managing the next inhabitants on the penal advanced attributable to the inmates who get dangle of quiet no longer been transferred to affirm prisons.
Wolff acknowledged 151 citations — 76 for companies and 75 for colossal gatherings — were issued for violating emergency orders.