‘There’s not enough vaccine’: Supply remains scarce as COVID-19 numbers continue to rise
By JJ Velasquez / January 19, 2021

‘There’s not enough vaccine’: Supply remains scarce as COVID-19 numbers continue to rise

Though more than 80,000 Bexar County residents have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, supply remains scarce.

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COVID-19 patients grow to 1,520, a local high
By JJ Velasquez / January 18, 2021

COVID-19 patients grow to 1,520, a local high

Bexar County hospitals on Monday reached a grim local record: They are treating a pandemic high of 1,520 COVID-19 patients.

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7-day coronavirus case average climbs above 2,000 for first time as more vaccine doses arrive
By JJ Velasquez / January 15, 2021

7-day coronavirus case average climbs above 2,000 for first time as more vaccine doses arrive

The surge in coronavirus cases continues in Bexar County, as more COVID-19 vaccine doses are set to arrive.

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COVID-19 hospitalizations fall slightly but capacity remains tentative, mayor says
By JJ Velasquez / January 14, 2021

COVID-19 hospitalizations fall slightly but capacity remains tentative, mayor says

COVID-19 hospitalizations have declined for three consecutive days, albeit slightly, as the local health care system looks to weather the ongoing surge in coronavirus cases.

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25 more deaths reported as Bexar County sees surge in COVID-19 fatalities
By JJ Velasquez / January 13, 2021

25 more deaths reported as Bexar County sees surge in COVID-19 fatalities

As the COVID-19 death toll approaches 1,700, local officials expect increasingly more fatalities to be reported in the coming weeks.

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2,300 new coronavirus cases, 11 deaths reported
By JJ Velasquez / January 12, 2021

2,300 new coronavirus cases, 11 deaths reported

“We are losing far too many of our friends and families to this awful virus in San Antonio,” Mayor Ron Nirenberg said.

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Coronavirus curve reaches a high-water mark
By JJ Velasquez / January 11, 2021

Coronavirus curve reaches a high-water mark

The coronavirus caseload reached a record high on Monday, as the seven-day average of new cases climbed to 1,769, its highest level since July.

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San Antonio ‘ramping up’ vaccination effort with mass COVID-19 inoculations
By JJ Velasquez / January 8, 2021

San Antonio ‘ramping up’ vaccination effort with mass COVID-19 inoculations

San Antonio leaders are answering the growing calls among the public for greater access to the COVID-19 vaccine.

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Local hospitals admit record number of new COVID-19 patients
By JJ Velasquez / January 7, 2021

Local hospitals admit record number of new COVID-19 patients

Local hospitals admitted 207 new COVID-19 patients, the most Bexar County has seen in a 24-hour period, officials said Thursday.

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Getting a handle on the truth in the age of COVID and Trumpism
By JJ Velasquez / January 6, 2021

Getting a handle on the truth in the age of COVID and Trumpism

As a shared reality among Americans has vanished, partisan polarization and a dangerous aversion to nurturing the common good has thrived.

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