Officers affirm 10 new instances of COVID-19 in Bexar County on Saturday, bringing the overall to 39 – mySA


CDC confirms three extra Grand Princess evacuees at JBSA-Lackland take a look at optimistic for coronavirus

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Native officers confirmed ten new COVID-19 instances in Bexar County on Saturday, bringing the county’s whole variety of contaminated to 39, because the Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention report three extra cruise ship passengers now quarantined at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland have examined optimistic for coronavirus.

Space officers say most Bexar instances, 16, have been travel-related, 9 have been contracted via group transmission and 5 are from shut contact. 9 instances stay below investigation.

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Right now, there have been no reported deaths on account of coronavirus in Bexar county. There have been 293 checks issued by the Metro Well being Lab, with most them – 88 % – examined destructive.

A 3rd of the instances are hitting folks within the 40 to 49-year-old age vary.

Beforehand, the CDC mentioned two passengers from the Grand Princess ship has contracted the virus. There are actually a complete of 5 passengers at Lackland with COVID-19. Of the 143 passengers initially delivered to Lackland from the Grand Princess, 122 stay.

These passengers have been flown to Lackland earlier this month for a two-week federally mandated quarantine after some aboard the ship have been uncovered to the virus. Most are staying in a lodge that’s fenced off from the remainder of the bottom and below guard. Some have been transported to their house states to complete their quarantine there.

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