The variety of folks in San Diego County hospitalized with COVID-19 decreased by 9 to 247, based on the newest state knowledge launched Saturday.
The variety of these sufferers in intensive care declined by one to 23 and the variety of accessible hospital beds decreased by 30 to 194.
With the college 12 months starting, the county’s newest numbers present 85.5% of kids between the ages of 12 and 17 have obtained not less than one dose of a vaccine, in comparison with 47.3% for kids between 5 and 11 and simply 9.1% for kids six months to 4 years previous.
Comparatively, 89.5% of San Diegans between 18 and 64 years previous have obtained not less than one COVID-19 vaccine dose. The proportion is even larger for folks over 65 years of age: 99.9%.
“Kids ought to be vaccinated to guard themselves and people round them from COVID-19,” mentioned Dr. Wilma Wooten, county public well being officer. “Whereas it’s true that the virus has not been as extreme in youngsters, they’ll nonetheless develop severe problems from COVID-19.”
Greater than 3.01 million — or 90.1% — of San Diegans age 6 months and older are not less than partially vaccinated. Greater than 2.66 million — or 79.7% — are absolutely vaccinated. A complete of 1,442,309 — or 58.9% — of two,447,274 eligible San Diegans have obtained a booster.
The county Well being and Human Providers Company reported 844 new infections and three further deaths linked to the virus in its most up-to-date knowledge, growing the county’s cumulative counts to 908,654 instances and 5,456 deaths because the pandemic started. A complete of 4,744 instances had been reported previously week in comparison with 5,285 infections recognized the earlier week.
San Diego County’s case fee per 100,000 residents 12 years of age and older is 32.10 for folks absolutely vaccinated and boosted, 22.32 for absolutely vaccinated folks and 67.19 for not absolutely vaccinated San Diegans.
The HHSA updates knowledge on Monday and Thursday nights.
— Metropolis Information Service