Leaders report 2,082 new COVID-19 cases, 13 new deaths

Leaders report 2,082 new COVID-19 cases, 13 new deaths

SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg and Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff updated the community about the local response to COVID-19 in their daily briefing Monday night. Nirenberg reported 162,108 total COVID-19 cases and 1,980 total deaths in Bexar County, an increase of 2,082 new cases…
COVID-19 vaccine theft charge dismissed against Texas doctor

COVID-19 vaccine theft charge dismissed against Texas doctor

HOUSTON – A judge on Monday dismissed a theft charge against a Houston area health department doctor who had been accused by prosecutors of stealing nine doses of coronavirus vaccine from a damaged vial and administering them to family and friends. Authorities had alleged that Hasan Gokal, who…
Spurs drop Wizards 121-101 in Washington’s return from COVID-19 layoff

Spurs drop Wizards 121-101 in Washington’s return from COVID-19 layoff

SAN ANTONIO – Washington struggled offensively and suffered some communication breakdowns defensively in crucial situations, but Wizards coach Scott Brooks could forgive those lapses. After being unable to play for two weeks, Brooks and the Wizards were simply happy to be back on the court. Patty Mills scored…
In ambulances, an unseen, unwelcome passenger: COVID-19

In ambulances, an unseen, unwelcome passenger: COVID-19

LOS ANGELES – It’s crowded in the back of the ambulance. Two emergency medical technicians, the patient, the gurney — and an unseen and unwelcome passenger lurking in the air. For EMTs Thomas Hoang and Joshua Hammond, the coronavirus is constantly close. COVID-19 has become their biggest fear…
Mexico's president says he's tested positive for COVID-19

Mexico’s president says he’s tested positive for COVID-19

MEXICO CITY – Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Sunday he has tested positive for COVID-19 and that the symptoms are mild. Mexico’s president, who has been criticized for his handling of his country’s pandemic and for not setting an example of prevention in public, said on…
White House begins talks with lawmakers on COVID-19 relief

White House begins talks with lawmakers on COVID-19 relief

WASHINGTON – Top aides to President Joe Biden on Sunday began talks with a group of moderate Senate Republicans and Democrats on a $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package as Biden faces increasing headwinds in his effort to win bipartisan backing for the initial legislative effort of his presidency.…
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