Support Local Journalism, Join the SA Current Press Club.

San Antonio Limits Testing at City-Run Sites to Those Experiencing Symptoms 

click to enlarge A health worker conducts a COVID-19 test at a drive-through testing site. - COURTESY PHOTO / CITY OF SAN ANTONIO
  • Courtesy Photo / City of San Antonio
  • A health worker conducts a COVID-19 test at a drive-through testing site.
Starting Monday, only individuals exhibiting symptoms associated with COVID-19 will be eligible for testing at San Antonio's city-run test sites.

The new restriction applies to city-operated free testing sites including Freeman Coliseum and the Cuellar Community Center.

Cases continue to rise in San Antonio, with a total of 14,751 active cases reported as of Sunday. Over the weekend, the coronavirus death toll rose to 130, including the youngest COVID-19-related death recorded so far, of an individual who was 19 or younger.

Stay on top of San Antonio news and views. Sign up for our Weekly Headlines Newsletter.

Support Local Journalism.
Join the San Antonio Current Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the San Antonio Press Club for as little as $5 a month.

Read the Digital Print Issue

January 12, 2022

View more issues


Join SA Current Newsletters

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.


© 2022 San Antonio Current

Website powered by Foundation