Express-News photos of the week May 24-30

San Antonio Express-News Express-News photographers captured many San Antonio stories last week, from a memorial for those lost to COVID-19 to honoring the fallen on Memorial Day. Plus, a teen’s battle with a rare cancer and people who…

Metro Health reports thousands of backlogged COVID-19 cases, hundreds of deaths

San Antonio Express-News Oct. 19, 2020Updated: Oct. 19, 2020 7:05 a.m. 1of18 George Hernandez, president and CEO of University Health System (center) speaks as Mayor Ron Nirenberg (right) and Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff (left) join the leaders of…

Bars could reopen early next week in Bexar County

San Antonio Express-News Oct. 12, 2020Updated: Oct. 14, 2020 7:04 p.m. 1of16 Texas bars could be reopening soon, Gov. Greg Abbott hinted on Monday Oct. 5, 2020. alvaro gonzalez/Getty ImagesShow MoreShow Less 2of16 Evelyn Menking keeps an eye on…

Six more COVID-19 deaths reported in San Antonio

San Antonio Express-News Oct. 12, 2020Updated: Oct. 13, 2020 8:09 p.m. 1of16 Covid Nurse Tracie Sandoval tends to a patient in one of four covid units at Methodist Hospital. San Antonio has had a massive influx of coronavirus patients…

COVID-19 positivity rate increases in San Antonio

San Antonio Express-News Oct. 12, 2020Updated: Oct. 12, 2020 6:43 p.m. 1of16 San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg and Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff discuss developments after they announced the daily COVID-19 update on Sept. 28, 2020. Tom Reel /Staff…

Salt Bae’s restaurant apologizes after coronavirus closure

San Antonio Express-News Updated 4:59 pm CDT, Tuesday, September 29, 2020 A passer-by uses a mobile device near a window featuring a likeness, left, of chef and social media star known as Salt Bae outside the Nusr-Et Boston restaurant,…

Mexico ups COVID-19 ‘estimate’ to 89,612 deaths

San Antonio Express-News Updated 8:58 pm CDT, Monday, September 28, 2020 Cemetery workers dig fresh graves in a section of the Valle de Chalco Municipal Cemetery which opened early in the coronavirus pandemic to accommodate the surge in deaths,…

Mexico official: definitive COVID-19 toll will take 2 years

San Antonio Express-News Updated 8:57 pm CDT, Sunday, September 27, 2020 Cemetery workers dig fresh graves in a section of the Valle de Chalco Municipal Cemetery which opened early in the coronavirus pandemic to accommodate the surge in deaths,…

Former Lebanese FM, president’s son-in-law, has coronavirus

San Antonio Express-News Updated 6:09 am CDT, Sunday, September 27, 2020 FILE – This Feb. 2, 2019 file photo, then Lebanese Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil arrives to attend a meeting of the Lebanese cabinet at the Presidential Palace in…

North Dakota governor boosts COVID-19 measures for elderly

San Antonio Express-News Dave Kolpack, Associated Press Updated 2:12 pm CDT, Wednesday, September 23, 2020 FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Saying it’s time to “spring into action” to handle rising COVID-19 cases in long-term care facilities, North Dakota Gov. Doug…