Sponsored by 26 COVID-19 deaths reported as health officials continue to investigate discrepancy As the local coronavirus outbreak stabilizes, the death toll continues to sharply rise. by Roseanna Garza Latest 64 COVID-19 deaths added to toll as Metro Health confirms July fatalities by Roseanna Garza Health officials: COVID-19 shows impact of socioeconomic inequities by Roseanna Garza 502 random San Antonians were tested for coronavirus. Here’s what health officials learned. by Iris Dimmick Texas Biomed taps development executive with a global outlook by Lindsey Carnett Officials downgrade COVID-19 risk level to steady; 10 more die by Roseanna Garza More news Metro Health: Schools should not open for in-person instruction More than 15 percent of local coronavirus cases are among residents ages 19 and younger, raising concerns about in-person schooling. by Roseanna Garza City lawmakers declare racism a public health crisis. Activists ask for the funding to back it up. Racism is a public health crisis in the city, according a resolution a San Antonio City Council committee approved on Friday. by Roseanna Garza Freestanding emergency centers seek broader role amid COVID-19 pandemic Freestanding emergency centers are seeking permission to treat non-emergency patients and help alleviate strain on hospitals. by Roseanna Garza Coronavirus spread begins to slow as 14 more die from COVID-19 Coronavirus cases are declining in Bexar County, but a positivity rate of 15 percent is still far from the 5 percent rate officials hope for. by Roseanna Garza ‘Head-spinning discrepancy’: Why numbers for state and local COVID-19 deaths don’t match Deaths are reported to the state before local governments, so the state reports numbers earlier and without an investigation, local officials say. by Roseanna Garza Mission COVID-19 Response: How an Army Doctor and Nurse Are Supporting Care at Baptist Hospital BAMC and other military hospitals have deployed Army, Navy, and Air Force physicians, nurses, and other medical specialists to area hospitals feeling the weight of the crisis. by Shari Biediger Changes in Reporting Reveal Discrepancies Between State, Local COVID-19 Data The San Antonio Metropolitan Health District reported 56 new coronavirus cases on Monday, which comes as reporting measures are changed at the state and local level. by Roseanna Garza Overall Bexar County Coronavirus Numbers Down Due to Data Cleaning Between Saturday and Sunday, the total number of positive coronavirus cases in Bexar County went down, as duplicate cases were scrubbed from the system. by Jackie Wang San Antonio Endures Its Hardest Month of the COVID-19 Outbreak by Far The staggering July numbers are in stark contrast to those recorded in June, which began with a daily increase of nine cases on June 1. by Roseanna Garza Can Workers Return to Offices Safely? Geekdom’s Testing Program Hopes to Show the Way Geekdom’s event center will be turned into a COVID-19 test site where nasal swab tests will be administered to members wanting to use the co-working space. by Roseanna Garza Mayor, County Judge Ask Governor to Clarify ‘Great Confusion’ Over Reopening Schools Local leaders wrote Gov. Greg Abbott on Wednesday, seeking clarity from State officials as guidance on reopening schools caused “great confusion.” by Roseanna Garza 12 More Dead From COVID-19 as Bexar County Coronavirus Caseload Plateaus The county recorded 12 more deaths from COVID-19 on Tuesday as the coronavirus caseload trends toward a plateau, according to local models. by Roseanna Garza Load more posts Loading… Something went wrong. Please refresh the page and/or try again.