Officials confirm 10 novel cases of COVID-19 in Bexar County on Saturday, bringing the total to 39


CDC confirms three more Nice Princess evacuees at JBSA-Lackland test obvious for coronavirus

BySig Christensonand and Sara Cline

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  • Passenger Steven Smith, goes through a health screening after leaving the Grand Princess cruise ship in Oakland, Calif., Wednesday, March 11, 2020. Restless passengers on a coronavirus-struck cruise ship awaited their turn to disembark. By Tuesday night, Princess Cruises said about 1,400 of the 3,500 people on board had gotten off, and efforts were underway to move them to quarantine in their home countries or at military bases in California, Texas and Georgia. (Michele Smith via AP) Photo: Michele Smith, HONS / Associated Press / Michele Smith

    Passenger Steven Smith, goes via a effectively being screening after leaving the Nice Princess cruise ship in Oakland, Calif., Wednesday, March 11, 2020. Restless passengers on a coronavirus-struck cruise ship awaited their turn to disembark. By Tuesday night, Princess Cruises said about 1,400 of the three,500 other folks on board had gotten off, and efforts were underway to switch them to quarantine in their dwelling nations or at protection force bases in California, Texas and Georgia. (Michele Smith by map of AP)

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    Passenger Steven Smith, goes via a effectively being screening after leaving the Nice Princess cruise ship in Oakland, Calif., Wednesday, March 11, 2020. Restless passengers on a coronavirus-struck cruise ship

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    Picture: Michele Smith, HONS / Associated Press

Picture: Michele Smith, HONS / Associated Press

Passenger Steven Smith, goes via a effectively being screening after leaving the Nice Princess cruise ship in Oakland, Calif., Wednesday, March 11, 2020. Restless passengers on a coronavirus-struck cruise ship awaited their turn to disembark. By Tuesday night, Princess Cruises said about 1,400 of the three,500 other folks on board had gotten off, and efforts were underway to switch them to quarantine in their dwelling nations or at protection force bases in California, Texas and Georgia. (Michele Smith by map of AP)

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Passenger Steven Smith, goes via a effectively being screening after leaving the Nice Princess cruise ship in Oakland, Calif., Wednesday, March 11, 2020. Restless passengers on a coronavirus-struck cruise ship

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Picture: Michele Smith, HONS / Associated Press

Local officers confirmed ten novel COVID-19 cases in Bexar County on Saturday, bringing the county’s complete quantity of contaminated to 39, because the Facilities for Disease Wait on watch over and Prevention chronicle three more cruise ship passengers now quarantined at Joint Defective San Antonio-Lackland agree with tested obvious for coronavirus.

Issue officers remark most Bexar cases, 16, were plod-linked, 9 were shriveled via community transmission and five are from shut contact. Nine cases remain below investigation.

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At the present, there were no reported deaths because of coronavirus in Bexar county. There were 293 exams issued by the Metro Successfully being Lab, with most them – 88 p.c – tested unfavorable.

A third of the cases are hitting other folks in the 40 to 49-365 days-weak age differ.

Beforehand, the CDC said two passengers from the Nice Princess ship has shriveled the virus. There at the second are a total of five passengers at Lackland with COVID-19. Of the 143 passengers first and major dropped at Lackland from the Nice Princess, 122 remain.

These passengers were flown to Lackland earlier this month for a two-week federally mandated quarantine after some aboard the ship were exposed to the virus. Most are staying in a hotel that’s fenced off from the the leisure of the despicable and below guard. Some were transported to their dwelling states to preserve shut care of out their quarantine there.

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