The variety of individuals in San Diego County hospitalized with COVID-19 elevated by 11 to 191, in response to the most recent state information launched Saturday.
Of these sufferers, 16 have been in intensive care, down 4 from the day past, with 246 obtainable ICU beds, down 15.
San Diego County reported 290 new COVID-19 infections and 4 deaths in its newest replace Thursday, which elevated the county’s cumulative totals to 922,131 instances and 5,491 deaths for the reason that pandemic started.
A complete of two,402 COVID-19 instances have been reported to the county up to now seven days, in comparison with 2,634 infections the earlier week.
Public well being officers urged residents to get vaccinated for each coronavirus and influenza.
“Vaccines save lives and it’s secure to obtain each your COVID vaccine and flu shot on the identical time,” stated Dr. Wilma Wooten, county public well being officer.
Each vaccines could be administered throughout the identical go to and it isn’t really useful to delay both shot, Wooten stated. The U.S. Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention recommends individuals get a COVID-19 vaccine as quickly as potential and get a flu shot by the top of October.
The Pfizer/BioNTech bivalent COVID booster is offered for anybody age 12 and older. Bivalent boosters haven’t but been licensed for youngsters underneath the age of 12. Youths in that age group can get boosted with the earlier model of the monovalent Pfizer vaccine.
Near 2.68 million or 80.1% of San Diegans obtained the first sequence of one of many accredited COVID-19 vaccines and are thought-about totally vaccinated. A complete of 1,449,230 or 58.9% of two,460,402 eligible San Diegans have obtained a booster.
The county well being division reviews COVID-19 information as soon as every week — on Thursday nights.
–Metropolis Information Service