San Diego County logged 4,993 new COVID-19 infections over the previous 4 days amid the continued speedy unfold of the virus.
In accordance with the county Well being and Human Companies Company, 1,367 new circumstances have been recorded Friday, 1,345 on Saturday, 1,208 Sunday and 1,073 Monday.
The brand new infections lifted the county’s cumulative whole from all through the pandemic to 780,385.
One other two deaths from the previous 4 days have been additionally confirmed, elevating the general virus-related demise toll within the county to five,284.
The variety of COVID-positive sufferers in San Diego County hospitals was 142 with 21 in intensive care, in keeping with well being officers.
To date 3.9% of county residents with confirmed circumstances of COVID-19 have been hospitalized and 0.7% have died of the illness.
COVID case numbers have been rising steadily in current weeks because of the unfold of extremely infectious variants of the virus, most notably the BA.2 variant and the BA.2.12.1 subvariant.
Metropolis Information Service contributed to this text.