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San Diego County Reports 293 New COVID-19 Cases, 10 Deaths

Of the overall number of cases in the county, 3,968– or 6.9%– have required hospitalization and 918 patients– or 1.6% of all cases– needed to be confessed to an intensive care system.

— 6:35 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020

Of the 8,200 tests reported Tuesday, 4% returned favorable, bringing the 14-day rolling average of positive tests to 3%.

The 10 deaths happened in between Oct. 6 and Nov. 2, according to county health authorities, bringing the regions death total to 901. The victims were 6 guys and four ladies, whose ages varied from late 40s to late 80s. All but one had underlying medical conditions, according to the county.

San Diego County public health authorities reported 293 brand-new COVID-19 cases and 10 brand-new deaths Tuesday, raising the areas case overall to 57,702.

5 new community outbreaks were likewise validated Monday, two in business settings, 2 in restaurant/bar settings, and one in a health care setting. Over the previous seven days, 31 community break outs were confirmed. A neighborhood outbreak is specified as three or more COVID-19 cases in a setting and in individuals of different families over the past 14 days.

The county recently avoided going back to the states purple tier– the most limiting– and stays in the less limiting red tier of the states four-tiered coronavirus tracking system. The normal Tuesday upgrade on the states four-tier resuming strategy has actually been rescheduled to Wednesday today due to the election, according to county authorities.– City News Service

Escondidos Mission Middle School Closes For 2 Weeks After 3 Cases Of COVID-19

Escondido Unified made the statement Monday. This follows Vista Unifieds decision to pivot three more schools to online learning after a coronavirus break out there.

After 3 positive COVID-19 cases at Mission Middle School in Escondido, the district will suspend in-person knowing for the next 2 weeks.

— 6:45 p.m., Monday, Nov. 2, 2020

On-campus direction will resume Nov. 17, the district stated.– Alexander Nguyen, KPBS News

In a declaration published to its website, Escondido Unified stated county public health officials knew the favorable cases however the county did not direct the district to close the school.

” This choice was made to make sure the stability of the educational program provided to our trainees, as well as to continue our dedication to making sure the health and wellness of our staff members and trainees,” the district stated in the declaration.

San Diego County Reports 307 New COVID-19 Cases

— 5 p.m., Monday, Nov. 2, 2020

Of the 10,248 tests reported Monday, 3% returned positive, bringing the 14-day rolling average of favorable tests to 2.9%.

No new neighborhood outbreaks were reported Monday; in the previous 7 days, 28 neighborhood outbreaks were verified. A neighborhood outbreak is specified as 3 or more COVID-19 cases in a setting and in individuals of various homes over the past 14 days.

San Diego County public health authorities Monday reported 307 new COVID-19 cases, raising the areas case total to 57,409, while the death toll was unchanged at 891.

Of the overall variety of cases in the county, 3,944– or 6.9%– have actually required hospitalization and 914 patients– or 1.6% of all cases– needed to be confessed to an extensive care unit.

The county recently prevented going back to the states purple tier, the most limiting, staying in the less limiting red tier of the states four-tiered coronavirus tracking system. The usual Tuesday upgrade on the states four-tier resuming plan has been rescheduled to Wednesday due to the election, according to county officials.

The countys adjusted case rate dropped to 6.5 new day-to-day COVID-19 cases per 100,000 population.– City News Service

3 More Vista Schools Pivot To Virtual Learning Due To COVID-19

In-person classes at these schools are expected to resume at Vista, Madison and Roosevelt schools on November 12. Another school, Mission Vista High School, was moved to online learning on October 29 and is anticipated to return to online knowing on Nov. 9.– KPBS Staff

The Vista Unified School District has shifted 3 more schools to online knowing, after more COVID-19 cases were reported amongst trainees and staff. The modification affects Vista High School, Madison Middle School and Roosevelt Middle School.

In an online upgrade posted Friday, the district said 13 trainees and one team member have tested favorable for COVID-19 given that in-person learning resumed on October 20. The district said all cases were contracted outside of the school environment.

— 3:30 p.m., Nov. 2, 2020

SD County Reports 352 New COVID-19 Cases

The county avoided the states purple tier, the most limiting, for yet another week on Tuesday, remaining in the less limiting red tier of the states four-tiered coronavirus monitoring system.

The countys adjusted case rate dropped to 6.5 brand-new everyday COVID-19 cases per 100,000 population.– City News Service

Of the 12,879 tests reported Saturday, 3% returned positive with 239 individuals hospitalized.

— 4:52 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020

San Diego County public health officials have actually reported 352 new COVID-19 cases and no brand-new deaths, raising the regions total to 57,102 cases with deaths staying at 891.

SD County Reports 381 New COVID-19 Cases And Three New Deaths

— 10:25 a.m., Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020

San Diego County public health officials have reported 381 brand-new COVID-19 cases and three brand-new casualties, raising the regions total to 56,750 cases and 891 deaths.

A community outbreak is specified as three or more COVID-19 cases in a setting and in individuals of various homes over the previous 14 days.

Of the 12,879 tests reported Saturday, 3% returned favorable with 239 individuals hospitalized. No new neighborhood outbreaks were reported.

The countys adjusted case rate dropped to 6.5 new daily COVID-19 cases per 100,000 population.– City News Service

The county avoided the states purple tier, the most restrictive, for yet another week on Tuesday, staying in the less restrictive “red” tier of the states 4- tiered coronavirus tracking system.

County Serves Cease-And-Desist Orders To Homes Near SDSU Planning Halloween Parties

SDSU students are still under a stay-at-home advisory for the Halloween weekend.

” Know that our place on one tier or another is not based upon the states assessment, it is inherently connected to our individual and common efforts,” she stated. “The risk of contracting COVID-19 is increased when we come in contact with individuals outside our households. Every choice each people makes should be guided by that knowledge.”

More than 1,200 COVID-19 cases have actually been reported amongst SDSU trainees and personnel.– Kim Swain, KPBS News

County public health officer Dr. Wilma Wooten stated this action was needed because the regions income hangs in the balance, as we are on the brink of relocating to a more limiting tier.

San Diego County authorities are getting serious about parties at San Diego State University. Friday afternoon they sent cease-and-desist orders to 8 College Area residences, including some fraternities and sororities.

It started last Friday night and lasts through Monday early morning. They are told to just go out for necessary needs, like grocery shopping or voting.

— 4:50 p.m., Friday, Oct. 30, 2020

SD County Reports 471 New COVID-19 Cases As Officials Warn To Avoid Crowds

Of the 15,013 tests reported Friday, 3% returned favorable, bringing the 14-day rolling average percentage of favorable cases to 2.7%. The 7-day day-to-day average of tests is 11,336.

A neighborhood outbreak is specified as three or more COVID-19 cases in a setting and in people of different homes over the previous 14 days.

One woman and 2 men passed away between Oct. 25 and Oct. 28. Their ages ranged from mid-30s to mid-80s. All had underlying medical conditions.

Of all cases, 3,911– or 6.9%– have needed hospitalization. And 905– or 1.6%– of all cases and 23.1% of hospitalized cases had to be confessed to an intensive care unit.– City News Service

One brand-new community outbreak was verified Friday in a dining establishment. It brings the overall in the past week to 33, above the trigger of seven or more in seven days.

San Diego County public health authorities reported 471 brand-new COVID-19 cases and 3 additional coronavirus casualties Friday, raising the areas total to 56,369 cases and 888 deaths.

— 4:26 p.m., Friday, Oct. 30, 2020

San Diego County Reports 358 New COVID-19 Cases As Halloween Weekend Approaches

San Diego County public health officials reported 358 brand-new COVID-19 cases and four additional coronavirus casualties Thursday, raising the areas total to 55,898 cases and 885 deaths.

— 4:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020

3 males and one lady passed away between Oct. 26 and Oct. 27. Their ages ranged from mid-30s to early 80s. All had underlying medical conditions.

An overall of eight new neighborhood outbreaks were verified Thursday, four in businesses, 2 in grocery settings, one in a preschool and one in a dining establishment. These bring the overall in the past week to 37.– City News Service

Of the 13,338 tests reported Thursday, 3% returned favorable, bringing the 14-day rolling typical portion of favorable cases to 2.8%. The seven-day everyday average of tests is 11,110.

County Announces Internet Funding For 19 School Districts, Charter Schools

San Diego County officials Thursday announced 19 school districts and charter schools will see enhanced access to the web thanks to $2 million in county funds intended to bridge a digital divide in between trainees throughout distance-learning.

One of the struggles highlighted during COVID-19 has been student access to reliable Internet connection for distance knowing,” Fletcher said. “That is the factor I battled so difficult throughout the countys spending plan deliberations to secure this money.

— 4:23 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020

According to County Supervisor Nathan Fletcher, 4,303 trainees stand to benefit from the financing and more powerful connection to the Internet. The funds will go toward satellite and cable Internet, along with cordless hotspots.

SD County Reports 330 New COVID-19 Cases, 4 Deaths As Numbers Hold Steady

” Were holding steady in San Diego County,” said County Supervisor Nathan Fletcher at a weekly conference of county authorities Wednesday.

He indicated examples of places not holding stable throughout the nation and world, with rapid growth in case numbers triggering significant backsliding and greatly taxing local health infrastructure.– City News Service

— 5:17 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020

” We need to redouble our efforts,” he said, describing the approaching winter season and flu season. “This has the prospective to remove.”– City News Service

These stats come a day after the county avoided the states “purple” tier for yet another week, remaining in the less limiting “red” tier of the states four-tiered coronavirus monitoring system.

The countys adjusted case rate dropped to 6.5 brand-new day-to-day COVID-19 cases per 100,000 population, which is far from perfect, however enables the county to maintain a form of normalcy.

San Diego County public health authorities reported 330 brand-new COVID-19 cases and 4 additional coronavirus fatalities Wednesday, raising the areas total to 55,540 cases and 881 deaths.

La Mesa Police To Resume Parking Regulation Enforcement

La Mesa suspended the providing of parking tickets on March 17 due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

— 1:38 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020

Starting Monday, Nov. 9, La Mesa police will release composed citations for cars parked in infraction of published street sweeping routes, metered parking restrictions, curb time frame, commercial zones and 72-hour parking limits.

The city of San Diego briefly suspended parking enforcement on March 16, limiting enforcement to vacation or Sunday policies just. San Diego resumed parking guideline enforcement citywide on Oct. 15.– City News Service

The La Mesa Police Department will resume parking policy enforcement citywide beginning the second week of November, authorities revealed Wednesday.

San Diego Avoids Purple Tier Again As Coronavirus Numbers Improve Slightly

County health officials reported 269 new COVID-19 infections and seven deaths Tuesday, bringing the case total to 55,210 and the death toll to 877.

Of the 10,456 tests reported Tuesday, 3% returned favorable, bringing the 14-day rolling average percentage of favorable cases to 2.7%. The 7-day day-to-day average of tests is 11,173.

While the countys unadjusted case rate is 7.4 per 100,000– enough to be in the most limiting purple tier, which has a flooring of 7 per 100,000– the high volume of tests the county has the ability to perform daily enables for an adjustment from the state. This modification has actually saved the county from shutting down nearly all non-essential indoor services for numerous weeks in a row.

Two brand-new community outbreaks were confirmed Tuesday, one in a day care and one in a business. In the past seven days, 24 community outbreaks were verified. A neighborhood break out is defined as 3 or more COVID-19 cases in a setting and in people of different households over the previous 14 days.

Of all cases, 3,875– or 7%– have actually required hospitalization. And 898– or 1.6%– of all cases and 23.2% of hospitalized cases had actually to be admitted to an extensive care unit.– City News Service

The state data, which is upgraded every Tuesday, show the previous weeks cases to determine the fate of counties in the states four-tiered resuming system

The states health equity metric, which looks at the screening positivity for areas with the lowest healthy conditions, dropped from 5.5% to 5.1% and went into the orange tier. This metric does stagnate counties backwards to more limiting tiers however is required to advance.

— 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020

Five males and 2 females passed away between Oct. 22 and Oct. 25, with one death occurring July 19. Their ages varied from early 60s to mid-80s. All had underlying medical conditions.

For yet another week, San Diego County avoided the fate of dropping into the dreadful purple tier of Californias coronavirus monitoring system Tuesday, with an adjusted case rate of 6.5 brand-new everyday COVID-19 cases per 100,000 population.

San Diego County did show modest improvement, dropping.4 from last weeks unadjusted case rate of 7.8. The testing positivity rate continued an upward pattern, rising.2% from last week to reach 3.5%, but stays low enough for this metric to remain in the orange tier. If a county reports stats meeting metrics in a greater tier for two successive weeks, it will move into that more limiting tier for a minimum of 3 weeks.

Supervisors Call For More Local Control On COVID-19 Restrictions

According to the resolution, the county is asking for that “the state continues to regularly consult and incorporate the expertise and judgment of local health officers in the determinations for the most efficient non- pharmaceutical interventions in regional jurisdictions.”

Proposed by Supervisors Jim Desmond and Kristin Gaspar, the resolution was approved after board members got an upgrade on the countys efforts on combating the virus.

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors Tuesday unanimously authorized a resolution asking the state guvs workplace for more regional control when it pertains to additional limitations in connection with the COVID-19 pandemic.

Further, “the states reopening plan needs to account for hospital and medical system capacity and readiness to provide medical treatment by integrating data into the analysis in some way, such as case rate readjustment element,” the resolution states.

— 1:50 p.m., Oct. 27, 2020

— City News Service

San Diego Unified Cautiously Looks To January For Expanding In-Person Learning

Pointing out ballooning COVID-19 rates and several cases of the disease among trainees in other school districts, leaders of the San Diego Unified School District announced Tuesday they are cautiously aiming to Jan. 4 for a significant expansion of in-person knowing– depending upon the course of the pandemic.

— 1:50 p.m., Oct. 27, 2020

“The security precautions put in location at schools like Gage and somewhere else appear to be working. Far, we have had no documented break outs of COVID-19 and zero recorded cases of transmission on school, as determined by the County Office of Public Health.

Speaking Tuesday at Gage Elementary School, the SDUSD authorities stated safety measures put in location over the summer season have so far prevented any documented cases of COVID-19 transmission on the schools that have actually resumed on a minimal basis.

— City News Service

San Diego County Reports 358 New COVID-19 Cases As It Awaits State Data

— 4:50 p.m., Oct. 26, 2020

San Diego County health authorities reported 358 new COVID-19 infections Monday, bringing the case overall to 54,941, including a new case in the Vista Unified School District.

One new community break out was confirmed Monday in a youth sports setting. In the previous seven days, 27 community outbreaks were validated. A community outbreak is defined as 3 or more COVID-19 cases in a setting and in individuals of various homes over the previous 14 days.

Of the 7,827 tests reported Monday, 5% returned positive, raising the 14-day rolling typical percentage of favorable cases to 2.8%. The 7-day day-to-day average of tests is 10,981.

The county didnt record any deaths associated with COVID-19 on Monday, and the death toll remains at 870. It will get an upgrade from the state Tuesday as to the countys reopening status.

Of all cases, 3,859– or 7%– have actually required hospitalization. And 892– or 1.6%– of all cases and 23.1% of hospitalized cases needed to be admitted to an intensive care unit.– City News Service

2nd Mission Vista High School COVID-19 Case Leads To 150 In Quarantine

While it is unlikely the trainee entered close contact with all 150 trainees and four instructors, the district said it was “proceeding with an abundance of caution” and positioning all of them on a 14-day quarantine and pivot to Zoom and Canvas distance-learning classes.

Less than a week after totally reopening its schools, the Vista Unified School District reported a 2nd COVID-19 case including a Mission Vista High School trainee, causing the quarantine of about 150 trainees and four instructors.

According to the districts COVID-19 security control panel, it has actually tape-recorded five cases given that Sept. 8, and simply one considering that Oct. 20.

— 2:00 p.m., Monday, Oct. 26, 2020

” The parents notified us that the student most likely contracted the virus while taking a trip on a club athletic group not associated with school,” a district statement reads. “We right away informed all parents, trainees and personnel who may have entered into contact with the trainee.”

According to the district, the 2nd student checked positive for the health problem on Sunday. That trainee went to school Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday recently and is not linked to the other case in a trainee confirmed recently, the district stated.

— City News Service

San Diego County Reports 269 New COVID-19 Cases, Two Additional Deaths

— 5:30 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020

A neighborhood outbreak is defined as three or more COVID-19 cases in a setting and in people of different households over the previous 14 days.

Two new community outbreaks were confirmed, one in a health-care setting and the other in a restaurant. In the past 7 days– Oct. 18 through Oct. 24– 26 neighborhood break outs were confirmed.

Of the 10,819 brand-new tests reported, 2% returned positive. The 14-day rolling average portion of favorable cases is 2.7%. The 7-day everyday average of tests is 11,127.

The two deaths were guys reported to have died previously this month. They varied in age from late 60s to early 70s, according to the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency.

Of all cases, 3,850– or 7.1%– have required hospitalization. And 889– or 1.6%– of all cases and 23.1% of hospitalized cases needed to be admitted to an intensive care system.– City News Service

Health authorities in San Diego County reported 269 brand-new COVID-19 infections Sunday, bringing the total to 54,583 considering that mid-February, and 2 new deaths, bringing the general death total to 870.

San Diego County Reports 386 New COVID-19 Cases; No Additional Deaths

Health authorities in San Diego County have reported 386 new COVID-19 infections, bringing the total to 54,314 given that mid-February, however no brand-new deaths, according to the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency.

Of the 10,784 tests reported Saturday, 4% returned favorable.

The last brand-new death was reported Thursday, which pressed the overall total to 868.

— 9:40 a.m., Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020

5 brand-new community break outs were reported Friday. Twenty-five neighborhood outbreaks were reported in between Oct. 17 and Oct. 23.

A neighborhood outbreak is defined as 3 or more COVID-19 cases in a setting and in individuals of different households over the previous 14 days.

San Diego State University announced Thursday that it had released a stay-at-home advisory for all students. The advisory is set to begin at 6 p.m. and go through Monday, Nov. 2 at 6 a.m.– City News Service

San Diego County Reports 430 COVID-19 Cases, One Death Friday

A community break out is defined as 3 or more COVID-19 cases in a setting and in people of various households over the previous 14 days.

Five brand-new community break outs were reported Friday. In the previous 7 days, 21 neighborhood outbreaks were verified, well above the trigger of 7 or more in a weeks time.

San Diego State University announced Thursday that it had issued a stay-at-home advisory for all students. The advisory is set to start at 6 p.m. and go through Monday, Nov. 2 at 6 a.m.

Public health officials in San Diego County reported 430 brand-new COVID-19 infections and another death Friday, raising the regions cumulative totals to 53,928 cases and 867 casualties.

Of the 13,360 tests reported Friday, 3% returned positive, bringing the 14-day rolling typical portion of positive cases to 2.7%, far listed below the state-set target of less than 8%.

Of the total COVID-19 cases in the county, 3,827 or 7.1% have been hospitalized, with 884– or 1.6%– spending a minimum of a long time in an extensive care unit. The number of existing COVID-19 hospital patients in the region is 236, with 73 of those in the ICU.

University authorities stated the relocation was made to discourage students from taking part in Halloween events where physical distancing can not be done. Trainees are advised to stay at home unless they had a necessary requirement.– City News Service

— 5:45 p.m., Friday, Oct. 23, 2020

San Diego County Reports 235 COVID-19 Cases, Three More Deaths

— 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020

Public health officials in San Diego County reported 235 new COVID-19 infections and 3 more deaths Thursday, raising the areas cumulative totals to 53,498 cases and 866 deaths.

2 new community break outs were reported Thursday, one in an organization setting and the other at a healthcare setting. In the previous 7 days, 17 community outbreaks were validated, well above the trigger of seven or more in a weeks time.

A neighborhood outbreak is specified as 3 or more COVID-19 cases in a setting and in individuals of various homes over the previous 14 days.

UC San Diego Chancellor Pradeep Khosla revealed Thursday all workers able to effectively work from another location will continue to do so through March 12, completion of its winter season quarter.

” Empowering workers to continue to work from home whenever possible significantly lowers the population density on campus, which helps protect our trainees, student-facing staff members and other vital personnel dealing with website,” stated Nancy Resnick, UCSDs primary personnels officer.– City News Service

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And 905– or 1.6%– of all cases and 23.1% of hospitalized cases had to be admitted to an extensive care unit. And 898– or 1.6%– of all cases and 23.2% of hospitalized cases had actually to be confessed to an intensive care unit. Far, we have had zero recorded break outs of COVID-19 and zero recorded cases of transmission on school, as determined by the County Office of Public Health. And 892– or 1.6%– of all cases and 23.1% of hospitalized cases had to be confessed to an extensive care system. And 889– or 1.6%– of all cases and 23.1% of hospitalized cases had actually to be admitted to an intensive care unit.

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