Coronavirus update San Antonio, Aug. 12: Bexar County COVID-19 case load grows by 291 – KSAT San Antonio

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Nirenberg stated the South Texas Regional Advisory Council (STRAC) will provide an updated COVID-19 design at some point today. He said the new model will project into late September.
Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff stated he provided a new county order on Wednesday to close county parks for the Labor Day weekend. He said the parks would close from 11:59 p.m. on Sept. 4 till 11:59 p.m. on Sept. 7. He stated the order is similar to those released for the Easter and July 4 vacation weekends this year to keep people safe.
Hospitalizations have steadily enhanced in Texas, there is still factor to be concerned.
According to the state Department of Health Services, on Tuesday, the rolling average of positive cases over the past 7 days jumped to 24%, the greatest figure since the start of the pandemic.
Meanwhile, screening in Texas has dropped below 30,000 for the first time because June, which authorities stated might be due to the fact that of a drop in demand.
New Bexar County Order:.

The mayor said 261 deaths remain under investigation.
Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff stated he provided a brand-new county order on Wednesday to close county parks for the Labor Day weekend. He stated the parks would close from 11:59 p.m. on Sept. 4 till 11:59 p.m. on Sept. 7. He stated the order is similar to those provided for the Easter and July 4 vacation weekends this year to keep individuals safe.

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San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg announced 291 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday.
The extra cases bring Bexar Countys cumulative total to 43,455. The seven-day average of new cases is now at 259 cases each day.
Nirenberg likewise validated 26 brand-new COVID-19 deaths, bringing the death toll to 545. The brand-new deaths were investigated in between June 12 and Aug. 11. The mayor stated 261 deaths stay under investigation.
Authorities reported 710 Bexar County locals are hospitalized due to COVID-19, down from 720 on Tuesday. Of those patients, 309 are in the extensive care unit and 213 patients are on ventilators.
Nirenberg states while the variety of hospitalizations is relocating the best instructions, it is moving very gradually.
Since Wednesday, 15% of staffed hospital beds and 52% of ventilators are available in Bexar County.
The Health Care System Stress Score is now “high.”.