80% Of Eligible San Diegans Fully Vaccinated Against COVID-19 – countynewscenter.com

A total of 2,242,203 San Diegans, 80% of those eligible, are now totally immunized versus COVID-19, the County Health and Human Services Agency revealed today.
The turning point puts San Diego amongst the most immunized counties in the nation and the state.
” San Diegans have done a great task getting immunized against COVID-19,” said Seema Shah, M.D., medical director for HHSAs Epidemiology and Immunization Services branch. Qualified locals should continue getting immunized and get their booster shot when its their turn.”
More than 400 places countywide deal no-cost COVID-19 vaccinations. They consist of physicians offices, retail drug stores (Rite Aid, Walgreens, CVS, etc), neighborhood clinics and County public health centers.
” Local healthcare providers and numerous other County partners have made an incredible effort to encourage San Diegans to get vaccinated and to make the vaccine offered to anybody who desires it,” Shah said.
Vaccine supplies stay abundant, both for those seeking initial doses and boosters for those who got the Pfizer vaccine and satisfy the requirements. A complete list of places and booster eligibility details are at coronavirus-sd. com.
Vaccination Progress:

Doses administered: Over 4.87 million.
Received at least one shot: More than 2.5 million or 89.2% of San Diegans 12 and older are partially immunized.
Fully vaccinated: Over 2.24 million or 80%.
More vaccination info can be discovered at coronavirus-sd. com/vaccine.

Deaths:

37 new deaths were reported since the last report on Oct. 6, 2021. The regions overall is 4,141.
27 males and 10 women between Aug. 22 and Oct. 10, 2021.
Seven were 80 years of age or older, nine remained in their 70s, 8 were in their 60s, 6 were in their 50s, 5 remained in their 40s and 2 were in their 30s.
6 of the people who passed away were fully vaccinated and 31 were not completely vaccinated.
35 had hidden medical conditions, one did not, and one had case history pending.

Cases, Hospitalizations, Case Rates and Testing:

333 COVID-19 cases were reported to the County on Oct. 12. The regions overall is now 362,618.
3,241 cases were reported in the previous week (Oct. 6 through Oct. 12) compared to 3,631 cases the previous week (Sept. 29 through Oct. 5).
In the past 30 days (Sept. 13 to Oct. 12), there were 263 COVID-19 hospitalizations; 258 individuals were not totally immunized and five were fully immunized.
San Diego Countys case rate per 100,000 locals is 15.4 total, 8.3 for fully vaccinated people and 25.8 for not fully vaccinated San Diegans.
15,149 tests were reported to the County on Oct. 12, and the percentage of brand-new positive cases was 2.2%.
The 14-day rolling portion of favorable cases amongst tests is 2.3%.

Community Setting Outbreaks:

21 brand-new neighborhood outbreaks were validated in the previous seven days (Oct. 6 through Oct. 12): 11 in TK-12 elementary school settings, 4 in daycare/preschool/childcare settings, two in company settings, 2 in restaurant/bar settings, one in a government setting and one in a hotel/resort/spa setting.
The neighborhood outbreaks trigger is more than 7 in a 7-day duration.

” San Diegans have actually done a fantastic task getting immunized versus COVID-19,” said Seema Shah, M.D., medical director for HHSAs Epidemiology and Immunization Services branch. “However, we should not get complacent. The COVID-19 pandemic is not over and those who are immunocompromised, ineligible or otherwise vulnerable need our cumulative defense. Qualified residents must continue getting vaccinated and get their booster shot when its their turn.”
Vaccine supplies remain abundant, both for those seeking preliminary dosages and boosters for those who received the Pfizer vaccine and fulfill the requirements.

More Information:
Information updates to the Countys coronavirus-sd. com website are published around 5 p.m.