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Coronavirus update San Antonio, Oct. 17: Officials report 187 new cases, no new deaths – KSAT San Antonio

The San Antonio Metro Health District reported 60,629 total COVID-19 cases and 1,211 total deaths in Bexar County, as of Saturday, an increase of 187 new cases….

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SAN ANTONIO The San Antonio Metro Health District reported 60,629 total COVID-19 cases and 1,211 total deaths in Bexar County, as of Saturday, an increase of 187 new cases. No new deaths were reported today.
As of Friday, the 7-day moving average of cases is 133.
City officials also reported that 192 patients are hospitalized, 81 are in the intensive care unit and 29 are on ventilators. There are 15% of staffed beds available and 74% of ventilators available.
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Iowa reports 31 additional deaths, record COVID-19 hospitalizations – KCCI Des Moines

Iowa reported 31 additional COVID-19 deaths and another 1,276 new positive cases Wednesday.

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DES MOINES, Iowa —Iowa reported 31 additional COVID-19 deaths and another 1,276 new positive cases Wednesday.
The Iowa Department of Public Health reports there are 534 Iowans currently hospitalized with COVID-19, the highest number reported since the pandemic began. As of 10 a.m. Wednesday, the health department reported 109,573 total positive cases, 84,623 total recoveries and 1,579 total deaths since the pandemic began. The state reported 108,297 total cases and 1,548 total deaths 24 hours earlier.

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LIVE: COVID-19 in Austin-Travis County: ‘This is not an Election Day gimmick. This is real,” top doctor warns – KXAN.com

Interim Austin-Travis County Health Authority Dr. Mark Escott, APH Director Stephanie Hayden and APH Chief Epidemiologist Janet Pichette will answer questions.

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AUSTIN (KXAN) — There’s now a 96% chance that COVID-19 spread is growing in Austin-Travis County.
In a Q&A session on Wednesday, Interim Austin-Travis County Health Authority Dr. Mark Escott explained the percentage has increased from 90% in a short amount of time — with 64 new cases of COVID-19 occurring over the past 14 days.
“Our cases are rising, the number of people admitted to the hospital are rising, our ICU numbers are rising, our ventilator use is rising” said Dr. Escott. “This is not an…

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Coronavirus: Texas woman dies from COVID-19 on a flight – Deseret News

Back in July, a woman passed away on a flight due to complications related to COVID-19.

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A Texas woman died on a flight back in July due to complications related to the novel coronavirus, NBC Dallas-Fort Worth reports.

  • Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins said Sunday that the woman, who died on the plane before it left from Arizona to Texas, had difficulty breathing on the flight.
  • She died despite being given oxygen, according to NBC DFW.
  • The woman reportedly had underlying health conditions that created a severe risk of complications from the coronavirus.
  • It became difficult for her to breathe,…

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