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San Diego County COVID-19 Update – 10-24-2020 – countynewscenter.com

https://www.countynewscenter.com/san-diego-county-covid-19-update-10-24-2020/

Here is todays COVID-19 update from the County Health and Person Solutions Firm with information through Oct. 23.

State Metrics:

San Diego Countys state-calculated, adjusted case rate is presently 7.0 per 100,000 citizens, placing the County in the Red Tier.
The testing positivity portion is 3.3%, positioning the County in Tier 3 or the Orange Tier.
The states health equity metric appearances at the screening positivity for locations with the most affordable healthy conditions.
The Countys health equity testing positivity portion is 5.5. This metric does not move counties to more limiting tiers however is needed to advance.
The California Department of Public Health will examine counties on a weekly basis, with the next report arranged for Tuesday, Oct. 27.

Community Setting Outbreaks:

Six new neighborhood outbreaks were verified on Oct. 23: two in company settings, one in a hairdresser or barbershop setting, one in a dining establishment, one in a restaurant/bar setting and one in a grocery setting.
In the past seven days (Oct. 17 through Oct. 23), 25 community outbreaks were confirmed.
The variety of community break outs stays above the trigger of 7 or more in seven days.
A community setting break out is defined as three or more COVID-19 cases in a setting and in people of various families over the previous 14 days.

Testing:

10,784 tests were reported to the County on Oct. 23, and the percentage of brand-new laboratory-confirmed cases was 4%.
The 14-day rolling average percentage of positive cases is 2.8%. Target is less than 8.0%.
The 7-day, everyday average of tests is 11,329.
Individuals with and without symptoms who are at higher risk for COVID-19 ought to be checked. Health care and essential workers should likewise get a test, in addition to individuals who had close contact to a favorable case or live in neighborhoods that are being highly impacted.

Cases:

386 new cases were verified among San Diego County homeowners on Oct. 23. The areas overall is now 54,314.
3,842 or 7.1% of all cases have needed hospitalization.
885 or 1.6% of all cases and 23.0% of hospitalized cases had actually to be admitted to an extensive care unit.

Deaths:

One new COVID-19 death was reported in San Diego County on Oct. 23. The areas overall is now 868.
One guy, aged in his mid-70s, passed away Oct. 23.
The man had underlying medical conditions.

More Information:

The more in-depth data summaries discovered on the Countys coronavirus-sd. com website will be upgraded around 5 p.m. today.