San Diego County COVID-19 Update – 3-25-2021 –

Here is todays COVID-19 upgrade from the County Health and Human Services Agency with information through March 24.
Vaccination Progress:
Almost 1.6 million COVID-19 vaccine doses have actually been provided to the area, and more than 1.5 million have been logged as administered. This number consists of both County citizens and those who work in San Diego County.
Of those immunized to date, more than 519,000 County locals, or 19.3% of San Diegans 16 and older, are totally inoculated.
In general, more than 853,000 County homeowners have actually gotten a minimum of one shot of the two-dose vaccines. Thats 31.7% of those eligible.
Those getting the one-dose Johnson & & Johnson vaccine are being added to the total of completely immunized San Diegans.
The difference between doses delivered and those utilized in a vaccination represents around what is expected to be administered in the next 7 days and doses still to be entered in the record system.
More details about vaccine circulation can be discovered on the Countys vaccination dashboard. For details on groups presently eligible and vaccination chances, visit
State Metrics:
San Diego Countys state-calculated, adjusted case rate is presently 5.5 cases per 100,000 citizens. The County is in the Red Tier.
Presently, the testing positivity portion is 2.4%, placing the County in Tier 3 or the Orange Tier.
The Countys health equity metric, which looks at the screening positivity for areas with the most affordable healthy conditions, is 3.4% and is likewise in the Orange Tier or Tier 3.
While 2 of the 3 metrics qualify the County for the Orange Tier or Tier 3, the state appoints counties to the more limiting tier.
The California Department of Public Health examines counties on a weekly basis. The next report is scheduled for Tuesday, March 30.
Community Setting Outbreaks:
4 new neighborhood break outs were confirmed March 24. Two in company settings, one in a hotel/resort/spa setting and one in a retail setting.
In the past 7 days (March 16 through March 24), 18 neighborhood outbreaks were validated.
The variety of community outbreaks stays above the trigger of seven or more in seven days.
A community setting break out is defined as 3 or more COVID-19 cases in a setting and in individuals of various homes over the previous 14 days.
17,596 tests were reported to the County on March 24, and the portion of new favorable cases was 1%.
The 14-day rolling typical percentage of favorable cases is 2.5%. Target is less than 8.0%.
The 7-day, everyday average of tests is 11,441.
Cases, Hospitalizations and ICU Admissions:
210 COVID-19 cases were reported to the County on March 24. The regions overall is now 268,627.
14,023 or 5.2% of all cases have actually needed hospitalization.
1,630 or 0.6% of all cases and 11.6% of hospitalized cases needed to be confessed to an extensive care unit.
11 brand-new COVID-19 deaths were reported March 24. The regions total is 3,520.
Two women and nine men passed away in between Jan. 19 and March 23.
Of individuals who passed away, four were 80 years of age or older, 3 were in their 70s, one was in their 60s, two were in their 50s and one was in their 40s.
10 had underlying medical conditions and one has case history pending.
More Information:
The more comprehensive information summaries found on the Countys coronavirus-sd. com site are upgraded around 5 p.m. daily