The variety of individuals hospitalized with a coronavirus an infection in San Diego County elevated by six to 176, in response to the most recent state knowledge out Saturday.
The variety of these sufferers in intensive care elevated by one to 27. The variety of accessible hospital beds declined by three to 239.
San Diego County’s Well being and Human Companies Company reported 1,897 new COVID-19 infections and 4 further deaths Thursday because the tempo of latest native infections continued to extend.
Solely Tuesday noticed fewer than 1,000 new infections up to now week with 917. A complete of 8,854 circumstances have been reported to the county throughout the previous week, in comparison with 7,008 the week prior, a 26% improve.
The county solely stories COVID-19 knowledge on Mondays and Thursdays.
The numbers characterize solely the circumstances reported to county or hospital websites. Because the proliferation of at-home checks has elevated, the precise variety of infections is probably going larger.
Thursday’s knowledge elevated the county’s cumulative totals to 784,203 infections and 5,288 deaths.
In the meantime, elected officers met Thursday on the Monoclonal Antibody Regional Middle in Clairmont to spotlight accessible therapy choices for COVID- 19.
“San Diego County is a nationwide chief in vaccine distribution and we have now been acknowledged for our efforts to take away obstacles to therapy for COVID-19,” Board of Supervisors Chairman Nathan Fletcher stated. “Along with our companions on the state and metropolis, we have now established therapy facilities that proceed to serve San Diegans as we be taught to stay with the virus.
“As COVID-19 circumstances rise, we wish San Diegans to know there are therapy choices, and that our county stays dedicated to maintaining them protected,” he stated.
On Feb. 9, 2021, the county delivered its first monoclonal therapy and is anticipating to surpass the ten,000th therapy administered within the subsequent few days. MARC places in Clairmont, Vista, Hillcrest and Chula Vista are open to the general public. By making an appointment, sufferers can obtain probably the most present antiviral capsule, or the Monoclonal Antibody Remedy. To make an appointment, name 619-685-2500.
“With COVID circumstances rising once more, San Diegans ought to know COVID antibody remedies are protected, free due to President Biden’s American Rescue Plan and really efficient at maintaining COVID circumstances gentle,” San Diego Metropolis Councilwoman Jennifer Campbell stated. “After we first opened this therapy heart in Clairmont, I by no means imagined I might be a affected person right here, however it saved my life and I need each San Diego senior to know this efficient, free therapy is accessible to them too.”
Greater than 2.96 million or 94.1% of San Diegans age 5 and older are not less than partially vaccinated, whereas greater than 2.62 million or 83.4% are absolutely vaccinated. A complete of 1,330,530 or 58.5% of two,273,207 eligible San Diegans have obtained a booster shot.
–Metropolis Information Service