Texas leaders warn of hospital capacity, ask for lockdowns

Jake Bleiberg, Associated Press DALLAS – Leaders in two of Texas’ biggest cities are calling on the governor to empower local governments to order residents to stay home as the state’s continued surge in coronavirus cases tests hospital…

Another ‘Stay Home, Work Safe’ Order In San Antonio Is Possible, Nirenberg Says

TPR Staff In addition to COVID-19 case numbers, Texas Public Radio is updating information on how local businesses are adjusting, how you can help those in need and what you can do to stay entertained at home. TPR is also providing live…

Infectious disease expert: Weather and COVID-19

Sarah Spivey SAN ANTONIO – Editor’s note: This content was created exclusively for KSAT Explains, a new, weekly streaming show that dives deep into the biggest issues facing San Antonio and South Texas. Watch past episodes here and…

Atascosa County emergency management coordinator loses battle with COVID-19

Cody King ATASCOSA COUNTY, Texas – Atascosa County officials are mourning the loss of one of their own after Emergency Management Coordinator, David Prasifka, lost his battle with COVID-19. The county posted on Facebook Saturday, July 4, announcing…

‘When we’re full, we’re full’: COVID-19 pushes San Antonio hospitals to the limit

By Marina Starleaf Riker and Brian Chasnoff, Staff writers The alarming surge of COVID-19 hospitalizations in San Antonio — where at least one in four new patients has the disease — is growing at a faster rate than…

Latest coronavirus numbers in San Antonio and Texas, July 3

kens5.com Facts not fear: KENS 5 is tracking the latest numbers from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in San Antonio and across Texas. SAN ANTONIO — We’re tracking the latest numbers from the coronavirus pandemic in San Antonio and…

Bexar County’s 1,334 New Coronavirus Cases Break Record

Emily Donaldson On the day before the Fourth of July, Bexar County recorded a record number of new coronavirus cases, adding 1,334 new positives and bringing the overall total to 14,212. San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg reported two…

Five more coronavirus deaths, 341 new cases in Bexar County

Diego Mendoza-Moyers The coronavirus continued to exact a deadly toll in San Antonio on the Fourth of July as city officials reported five new deaths and 341 new cases. Saturday’s death count was the highest for a single…

San Antonio Reports 341 New COVID-19 Cases and 5 New Deaths During Holiday Weekend

TPR Staff In addition to COVID-19 case numbers, Texas Public Radio is updating information on how local businesses are adjusting, how you can help those in need and what you can do to stay entertained at home. TPR is also providing live…

Latest coronavirus numbers in San Antonio and Texas, July 4

kens5.com Facts not fear: KENS 5 is tracking the latest numbers from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in San Antonio and across Texas. SAN ANTONIO — We’re tracking the latest numbers from the coronavirus pandemic in San Antonio and…