CONNECTING THE DIGITAL DIVIDE- SAN ANTONIO COVID-19 UPDATE AND RESOURCES

Collective testing capacity has been expanded to 5,200 per day. Walk-up testing will be expanded to 6 days a week. 

 

For a list of locations: https://covid19.sanantonio.gov/What-YOU-Can-Do/Testing

Wear a mask in public and don't use the state's reopening plan as an excuse to hold extensive social gatherings or parties. This virus is being spread without symptoms.

We're now at 7156 (+274) cases. 

 

Of the 7156:


- 340 Travel-related
- 2744 Close-contact (known source)
- 1660 Community-transmitted (no known source)
- 47 Unknown (no valid contact information)
- 2365 Under investigation


4252 known active cases, 2807 known recoveries. 446 patients are currently hospitalized, 124 are in the ICU, 60 are on ventilators.

We are reporting no new deaths today the 22nd.  Cases remain under investigation because folks aren't following up with our contact tracers.

 

If you've tested positive for COVID-19 and get a call from Metro Health, please help your community by providing necessary information. 

 

Progress warnings & indicators: https://covid19.sanantonio.gov/About-COVID-19/Dashboards-Data/Progress-Warning-Indicators  

 

We are able to confirm receipt of 112,973 test results in Bexar County.  Monday's live briefing: https://www.facebook.com/cosagov/videos/758945114895079/

VENTILATORS / HOSPITAL BEDS:  

1375 of 4707 staffed beds available 29%.

446 are being used to fight COVID-19.  

597 of 687 ventilators available, 72%.

60 are being used to fight COVID-19. 

 

Data is updated daily on the COVID-19 website around 7:00 p.m.: https://covid19.sanantonio.gov

If you've been at a demonstration, or even at a store that seemed too crowded, get tested! You don't need symptoms.  Call our hotline at 210-207-5779 to schedule a no-cost diagnostic test. 

 

Monday- Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 

Saturday-Sunday: 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 

 

Testing information: https://covid19.sanantonio.gov/What-YOU-Can-Do/Testing

We have a COVID-19 Emergency Housing Assistance Program, funded with $25 million from various sources.  Residents seeking assistance should visit: https://sanantonio.gov/EmergencyHousingAssistance or call 311. 

 

Text HousingHelpSA to 41444 to donate to this fund.

COMMUNICATION PORTALS:  

 

San Antonio COVID-19 website: https://covid19.sanantonio.gov


American Sign Language: http://sat.ahasalerts.com/ActiveAlerts.aspx?id=1334


COVID-19 Hotline: 210.207.5779


Text COSAGOV to 55000 for text alerts


Ready South Texas app:  https://readysouthtexasapp.com

COVID-19 is still in our community.  Wear a mask. Wash your hands. Practice physical distancing. Please be careful if you need to travel to a public space.

Thank you, San Antonio

 

 

 

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