COVID-19 exercise stays excessive in San Diego County, the Well being and Human Providers Company reported, at the same time as hospitalizations are on a gradual decline.
Sufferers in county hospitals with COVID-19 declined by 15 to 374 within the newest state information launched Saturday, down from a summer season peak of 465 on July 22. These with coronavirus in intensive care models decreased by three to 42 and the variety of out there hospital beds elevated by three to 247.
The U.S. Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention moved San Diego County to the high-risk degree for COVID-19 three weeks in the past and circumstances proceed to development excessive. Officers mentioned that high-risk degree means COVID is widespread all through the neighborhood and San Diegans ought to proceed taking precautions akin to carrying a masks indoors in public, getting vaccinated and boosted and staying residence if sick.
“San Diegans ought to do what they will to gradual the unfold of COVID- 19,” mentioned Dr. Wilma Wooten, county public well being officer. “For those who really feel sick, keep residence, get examined for COVID-19 and speak to your physician about remedy choices.”
The HHSA reported 1,446 new infections and 7 deaths in its most up-to-date information, rising cumulative counts to 891,394 circumstances and 5,424 deaths. A complete of 9,495 circumstances have been reported previously week in comparison with 11,362 infections the earlier week.
San Diego County’s case charge per 100,000 residents 12 years of age and older is 56.80 for individuals absolutely vaccinated and boosted, 36.79 for absolutely vaccinated individuals and 111.77 for not absolutely vaccinated San Diegans.
Greater than 3 million or 89.9% of San Diegans age 6 months and older are a minimum of partially vaccinated. Almost 2.66 million or 79.4% are absolutely vaccinated. A complete of 1,424,581 or 58.5% of two,435,363 eligible San Diegans have acquired a booster.
The HHSA updates information on Monday and Thursday nights.
–Metropolis Information Service