After two weeks of seeing cases of 2,600 COVID-19 infections, San Antonio sees a drop down to 2,045 cases. COVID cases steadily increased this summer in the City according to KENS-5.
In addition to getting the flu vaccine this fall, San Antonio health officials recommend getting the COVID vaccine as well.
COVID cases are seeing a resurgence in Texas this summer. North and Central Texas reported cases recently as school restarted after summer break.
In San Antonio, free COVID-19 vaccines are offered for free at four locations over the next two months.
San Antonio Reports lists the following locations where vaccines are provided from 8 a.m. to noon:
- Sept. 23 at Freeman Coliseum, 3201 E. Houston St.
- Oct. 7 at Southwest ISD, 11914 Dragon Lane
- Oct. 21 at Dub Farris Athletic Complex, 8400 North Loop 1604 W
- Nov. 4 at Gustafson Stadium, 7001 Culebra Road
On Tuesday, September 12, KENS 5 reported two people died from COVID bringing the total of deaths to 6,256 people since the pandemic started three years ago.
KENS 5 reported a total of 722,226 COVID cases have been reported in the San Antonio area.
A new COVID-19 vaccine is expected to be available as the COVID strain transforms.
KSAT 12 provides more details on the new COVID strain in this video:
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