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Coronavirus update San Antonio, April 5: Metro Health reports 275 new COVID-19 cases, no new deaths

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TOPSHOT – Restaurants are empty on the river walk on April 1, 2020 in downtown San Antonio, Texas, during a stay at home order amid the novel coronavirus outbreak. – The US death toll from the coronavirus pandemic topped 5,000 late on April 1, according to a running tally from Johns Hopkins University. (Photo by Mark Felix / AFP) (Photo by MARK FELIX/AFP /AFP via Getty Images) (Getty Images)

SAN ANTONIO – The San Antonio Metropolitan Health District reported 207,949 total COVID-19 cases and 3,210 total deaths in Bexar County, an increase of 275 new cases as of Monday. No new deaths were reported today.

The 7-day rolling average is 167.

Metro Health also reported that 179 patients are hospitalized, 72 are in the intensive care unit and 30 are on ventilators. There are 17% of staffed beds available and 71% of ventilators available.

Metro Health says 517,067 people have received their first COVID-19 vaccine dose, and 312,544 are fully vaccinated in Bexar County.

The positivity rate remains at 2.1% this week, the lowest of any Texas metro area, Mayor Ron Nirenberg said Monday.

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