Public well being officers recorded greater than 2,000 new instances of COVID-19 3 times previously seven days, together with Wednesday.
The depend for Wednesday, the most recent day for which information is out there, stood at 2,007, up by 360 from the day earlier than. The county additionally reported 10 deaths.
The highs previously seven days, in keeping with the San Diego County Well being and Human Companies Company, occurred on July 14-15. Native officers recorded 2,236 and a couple of,198 new instances, respectively, on these days.
The low previously seven days dropped to 1,190 on Sunday. The current each day peak, 2,354, got here July 13.
Cameron Kaiser, M.D., M.P.H., the county’s deputy public well being officer, urged these feeling ailing to not delay a medical session.
“Therapy works greatest if it’s began as quickly as potential after an infection, so get examined as quickly as signs develop,” he stated.
With the brand new numbers, the two-year native whole of COVID-19 instances rose to 870,079, whereas the loss of life toll stood at 5,387.
Extra native sufferers are requiring hospital care as a result of coronavirus as properly. The state reported 461 COVID sufferers in county hospitals, with 49 in intensive care.
In the meantime, the White Home revealed that President Joe Biden examined constructive for COVID-19.
His signs – a runny nostril, fatigue, a dry cough – began late Wednesday, Biden’s doctor Kevin O’Connor stated on Thursday in a letter to the White Home press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre.
He added that he anticipated Biden would reply favorably to remedy.
Reuters contributed to this report.