Coronavirus updates: 63 new coronavirus cases and no new deaths in Bexar County - mySA

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Updated 6:45 pm CDT, Monday, September 28, 2020

 Bob Owen /San Antonio Express-News / ©2020 San Antonio Express-News

A COVID-19 patient, already hooked up to a respirator, is rushed to a room that was prepared in the ER at Christus Santa Rosa Hospital in the Medical Center on July 20. The spread of the novel coronavirus appears to be slowing in Bexar County, but officials caution that it took less than 10 days to double the number of people in the hospital from 518 to 1,019 after restrictions were loosened in June and more than two months to get back under 500.

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A COVID-19 patient, already hooked up to a respirator, is rushed to a room that was prepared in the ER at Christus Santa Rosa Hospital in the Medical Center on July 20. The spread of the novel coronavirus

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Photo: Bob Owen /San Antonio Express-News

Photo: Bob Owen /San Antonio Express-News

A COVID-19 patient, already hooked up to a respirator, is rushed to a room that was prepared in the ER at Christus Santa Rosa Hospital in the Medical Center on July 20. The spread of the novel coronavirus appears to be slowing in Bexar County, but officials caution that it took less than 10 days to double the number of people in the hospital from 518 to 1,019 after restrictions were loosened in June and more than two months to get back under 500.

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A COVID-19 patient, already hooked up to a respirator, is rushed to a room that was prepared in the ER at Christus Santa Rosa Hospital in the Medical Center on July 20. The spread of the novel coronavirus

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Photo: Bob Owen /San Antonio Express-News

This article will be updated throughout the week with coronavirus case counts and other need-to-know information about the pandemic in San Antonio. 

September 28

COVID-19 updates: San Antonio officials reported 63 new coronavirus cases and no new deaths from COVID-19 on Monday. The positivity rate, or percentage of positive tests, declined to 5.92 percent, after ticking up to 6.4 percent the previous week. Health officials are close to their goal of reducing the area’s rate to 5 percent or less.

September 27

Backlog of cases: A backlog of 2,794 coronavirus cases reported Sunday pushed the total number in Bexar County since the start of the pandemic to 57,145, according to the San Antonio Metropolitan Health District.

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