On Saturday, 743 people were hospitalized locally due to the coronavirus, down from 770 on Friday and 886 on August 3, the last recorded spike. Of Saturday's total, 328 are in intensive care and 229 are on ventilators.
According to Metro Health, 15% of staffed hospital beds and 52% of ventilators remain available.However, the number of COVID-19 cases in Bexar County continued to increase, rising by 232 on Saturday. That brings the total number of diagnoses since the beginning of the pandemic to 42,531.
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