Coronavirus update San Antonio, Oct. 18: Officials report 116 new cases, 1 new death – KSAT San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO– The San Antonio Metro Health District reported 63,328 total COVID-19 cases and 1,228 total deaths in Bexar County, since Sunday, a boost of 116 brand-new cases.
The total case count also consists of 2,583 backlogged electronic lab reports, varying from June 13 – Oct. 4, according to Metro Health authorities.
One brand-new death was reported today; however, 16 deaths that were backlogged are now included to the total count, ranging from July 8 – September 29, 2020.
Since Friday, the 7-day moving average of cases is 133.
City officials likewise reported that 190 clients are hospitalized, 83 remain in the extensive care unit and 30 are on ventilators. There are 17% of staffed beds readily available and 73% of ventilators offered.
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