Coronavirus hits City Council; county judge asks for rodeo rain check
By JJ Velasquez / February 2, 2021

Coronavirus hits City Council; county judge asks for rodeo rain check

The Curve: A City Councilman contracted the coronavirus. Judge Wolff is asking the rodeo to take a page out of the Fiesta book.

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Infection rate slows as State’s clerical mishap delays Alamodome vaccinations
By JJ Velasquez / February 1, 2021

Infection rate slows as State’s clerical mishap delays Alamodome vaccinations

The positivity rate continues to fall, a hopeful sign the worse of the post-holiday surge is over, but vaccine delays persist.

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2,000 COVID-19 deaths, 500 in January
By JJ Velasquez / January 29, 2021

2,000 COVID-19 deaths, 500 in January

A quarter of all COVID-19 deaths in Bexar County have happened in January, one of them an award-winning teacher whose services were held on Friday.

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Mayor Nirenberg: Fiesta decision coming soon
By JJ Velasquez / January 28, 2021

Mayor Nirenberg: Fiesta decision coming soon

The Fiesta Commission is expected to make a decision on its 2021 plans within the next week or so, Mayor Ron Nirenberg said.

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January is already the deadliest month of the pandemic
By JJ Velasquez / January 27, 2021

January is already the deadliest month of the pandemic

Nearly 500 residents have been reported dead as a result of COVID-19 in January, surpassing August for the deadliest month of the pandemic.

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Nirenberg: ‘Our ask is to get more vaccines to San Antonio’
By JJ Velasquez / January 26, 2021

Nirenberg: ‘Our ask is to get more vaccines to San Antonio’

Mayor Ron Nirenberg said he spoke with White House officials who informed him of a coming 16% increase in vaccine allotments.

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COVID-19 deaths near 2,000 as positivity rate declines
By JJ Velasquez / January 25, 2021

COVID-19 deaths near 2,000 as positivity rate declines

Accounting for nearly 2,000 local fatalities, COVID-19 would be among the top causes of death in Bexar County in most years.

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University Health’s vaccine appointments for next week and February fill quickly
By Wendy Lane Cook / January 22, 2021

University Health’s vaccine appointments for next week and February fill quickly

University Health will again offer coronavirus vaccine appointments at Wonderland of the Americas Mall for next month.

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Hospitalization trend, housing aid are bright spots during virus surge
By Brendan Gibbons / January 21, 2021

Hospitalization trend, housing aid are bright spots during virus surge

Thousands of new people are receiving vaccines every day, though doses remain out of reach for most who want to obtain them

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One vaccination effort resumes as another begins
By JJ Velasquez / January 20, 2021

One vaccination effort resumes as another begins

The effort to vaccinate at-risk employees of area school districts began Wednesday in the wake of at least two deaths among local educators.

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