San Diego County reports a 96-year drop in COVID admissions
San Diego County reports a 96-year drop in COVID admissions

San Diego County reports a 96-year drop in COVID admissions

A COVID-19 patient is being treated in El Centro
A healthcare professional in protective equipment treats a COVID-19 patient at El Centro Regional Medical Center. REUTERS / Ariana Drehsler

San Diego County’s COVID-19 admissions have dropped by seven to 96, according to latest state data out Sunday.

The number of patients in the intensive care unit decreased by one to 19 from Sunday, while available intensive care beds increased by 10 to 259.

These numbers come after San Diego County The National Board of Health reported 334 new COVID-19 infections and one death on Friday, marking 1,962 new cases and 15 deaths in the past week.

The county’s cumulative totals rose to 754,544 infections and 5,230 deaths with Friday’s data.

The county does not report cases or deaths on weekends or holidays.

In San Diego County, 94.2% of eligible residents – 5 years and older – have received at least one dose of a Vaccine against covid-19. A total of 82.7% of those eligible – or 2,603,408 – are fully vaccinated and 55.9% from a smaller eligibility group – 1,229,500 – have received boosters.

More information on COVID-19 testing and vaccination times is available at coronavirus-sd.com.

City News Service contributed to this article.

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