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COVID-19 cases update: The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Bexar County continues to creep upward midway through the seventh week of local stay-at-36棋牌 orders that officials have credited with helping contain the disease.

So far, 1,677 people have now tested positive, up from 1,652 reported Monday, Mayor Ron Nirenberg said during the .

There were four more deaths reported, pushing the total to 52.

New businesses will reopen: Gov. Greg Abbott said barbershops and salons can reopen Friday. The governor made the announcement at an afternoon

Abbott said gyms and non-essential manufacturing will be able to partially reopen May 18.

Watch live: Texas Gov. Greg Abbott will on the state's response to the coronavirus pandemic on Tuesday.

The news conference is scheduled to begin at 2:30 p.m. from the State Capitol.

Guidelines for reopening S.A. businesses: A panel of San Antonio business and community leaders released their plan Tuesday for how can start up again amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

S.A. superintendent explains how COVID-19 will forever change school: San Antonio Independent School District expects to be open , but Superintendent Pedro Martinez cautioned that school will be much different . Temperature checks, possibly no football and modified schedules are just some of the ways things will change.

Downtown remains dead as Texas reopens: Richard Perez, president of the , said he expects that people will slowly begin to return to restaurants and retail establishments in greater numbers as fear of the virus begins to lift. Downtown, most businesses won’t see a boost until offices reopen, he added.

COVID-19 curve flattened in Bexar County: announced that not only have residents flattened the curve, they’re on the other side of it. Before stay-36棋牌 orders the number of new cases in Bexar County was doubling every three days, Emerick said. Now, it’s taking more than two-and-a-half weeks for those numbers to double, she said.

Cases continue to drop in S.A.: San Antonio added the fewest new cases of COVID-19 in the community Monday, just five, Mayor Ron Nirenberg announced at the daily city-county briefing. Overall, there were 39 new cases, pushing the total countywide to 1,652.

But of the 39, 34 of the positive cases are inmates of the  No new deaths were reported for the fifth day in a row. The death toll stands at 48.

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