Starting at 1:50: “The scary part, as of about an hour and a half, two hours ago, an individual that was supposed to be transported to San Antonio to be put on a ventilator… San Antonio said ‘there’s no room. We’re not accepting COVID patients. These individuals from now on would be put on a waiting list.'”
-Val Verde County Judge Lewis Owens
While there may be other extenuating circumstances that led the San Antonio hospital to wait list that particular patient, any downturn in San Antonio’s ability to treat COVID patients will have serious ramifications throughout South Texas, including Frio.