The variety of COVID-19 cases in San Diego has significantly increased in the previous week, triggering County health officials to urge citizens to continue getting immunized.
In the past seven days, 3,465 COVID-19 cases were reported in San Diego County. Thats 1,566 or 82% more cases than the previous seven-day period.
Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 are also trending up. The everyday total increased above 100 on July 6 and has stayed above that limit because. Hospitalizations are likely to rise higher because they usually do after boosts in cases.
The increase in hospitalizations and cases is happening primarily in San Diegans who are not vaccinated. These people are likewise being disproportionately affected by the Alpha, Gamma and Delta COVID-19 variations of issue.
” The finest defense we have versus COVID-19 is getting immunized,” stated Wilma Wooten, M.D., M.P.H., County public health officer. “The vaccines are very effective at avoiding severe health problem from COVID-19. If you have actually not gotten inoculated, do it now.”
There has actually also been a really slight increase in post-vaccination infections, implying people got infected with COVID-19 even though they were completely immunized.
Wooten said that was expected and that breakthrough cases typically have moderate signs.
” This does not indicate the vaccine is not working. Rather the opposite, the vaccine is doing what its supposed to do: keep many people from being hospitalized, or worse, dying,” Wooten stated.
One brand-new death was reported in between July 14 and July 20. The regions total is 3,787.
A man in this 60s and with underlying medical conditions died June 12.
Cases, Case Rate and Testing:
521 COVID-19 cases were reported to the County on July 21. The areas overall is now 288,681.
San Diego Countys case rate is 7.6 cases per 100,000 homeowners as of July 20.
7,895 tests were reported to the County on July 20, and the percentage of new favorable cases was 6.6%.
The 14-day rolling portion of favorable cases among tests is 5.1%.
Neighborhood Setting Outbreaks:
22 brand-new neighborhood break outs were confirmed in the previous seven days (July 14 through July 20): 10 in restaurant/bar settings, four in organization settings, 2 in day camp settings, one in a campground setting, one in a dining establishment setting, one in a building and construction setting, one in a government setting, one in a retail setting and one in a faith-based setting.
The neighborhood break outs trigger is more than seven in a 7-day period.
Information updates to the Countys coronavirus-sd. com site are released around 5 p.m. on Wednesdays.
Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 are likewise trending up. The daily total rose above 100 on July 6 and has remained above that limit since. Hospitalizations are most likely to increase greater because they usually do after increases in cases.
” The finest security we have versus COVID-19 is getting vaccinated,” said Wilma Wooten, M.D., M.P.H., County public health officer. “The vaccines are exceptionally effective at avoiding severe health problem from COVID-19.