San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg reports an increase of 1,268 new coronavirus cases in Bexar County tonight.
"I'm going to get right to the point. This is a very serious situation and we need everyone's attention on the things we must do to get a handle on this pandemic here in San Antonio," said Nirenberg.
85 more patients were hospitalized, bringing the total number of hospitalizations in the city to 966.
Nirenberg urged residents to take all steps possible to protect themselves and to stay home unless absolutely necessary to go out. When going out, Nirenberg said it was important to continue to socially-distance and to wear a mask.