San Antonio (Illustration by Henry Keller) (KSAT)
SAN ANTONIO – 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 76,750 total COVID-19 cases and 1,343 total deaths in Bexar County, an increase of 1,032 new cases as of Wednesday. Six new deaths were reported today.
The 7-day moving average of cases is 764.
City officials also reported that 543 patients are hospitalized, 175 are in the intensive care unit and 88 are on ventilators. There are 12% of staffed beds available and 66% of ventilators available.
Wolff and Nirenberg have amended their public health orders to include a curfew from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. starting Thursday, Nov. 26, and extending through Monday, Nov. 30.
People will not be allowed to gather outside of their household during the imposed curfew, except for when seeking goods or services from a business.
Restaurants will also be required to close for dine-in services at 10 p.m. They may continue to offer drive-thru, curbside or takeout service once the curfew begins after 10 p.m.
“We’re using a model that the governor has encouraged,” Nirenberg said.
Those who violate the curfew may face a fine up to $1,000.
Click here to learn more about the curfew.
There will not be a briefing on Thursday or Friday of this week.
Watch the recorded briefing in the player below, or click here if you’re reading KSAT’s coronavirus newsletter:
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