COVID-19 Update – City of San Antonio Update Update, 3/22/20

Who: City of San Antonio – Municipal Government

What: City of San Antonio COVID-19 Update, 3/22/20

Summary: It is with deep sympathy that we confirm Bexar County’s first #COVID19 related death. The woman, a patient in her 80s, was being treated at Brooke Army Medical Center & had a history of underlying health issues. The patient passed on 3/21/2020, more information found HERE 

If you believe you have been exposed to the virus & have symptoms, call your physician or an urgent care clinic for an assessment & referral. Those who cannot afford a doctor’s visit may call San Antonio Metro Health’s COVID-19 hotline at 210-207-5779 (M-F 8AM-7PM; Sat/Sun 8:30AM-4:30PM)

More information about preventing the spread of COVID-19, information about testing and other useful resources for residents, providers, and businesses can be found HERE.  

Reminder that Mayor Ron Nirenberg‘s Fourth Public Health Emergency Declaration is in effect until April 18 at 11:59 PM. Violation of this declaration can be reported to the San Antonio Police Department’s non-emergency line: 210-207-SAPD. View the full declaration Here 

Bexar County, Texas Judge Nelson Wolff‘s executive order remains in effect. The order reduces public gatherings to 10 people or less, suspends evictions for rental property owners for 30 days, suspends foreclosure proceedings for 30 days, & addresses price gouging & penalties.

We continue to post daily case updates at www.sanantonio.gov/covid19. As of today, there are 45 positive COVID-19 cases (26 travel-related, 7 close contacts of previously diagnosed cases, 10 community transmission, 2 under investigation).

Older adults & people with underlying medical conditions seem to be particularly susceptible to COVID-19. To view, CDC recommended precautions for older adults, visit HERE

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