KPBS Trigger Tracker
In recent weeks, openings and closings of businesses have been decided by data points data analyzed by California health officials, specifically the region’s average number of new COVID-19 cases identified each day per 100,000 residents. However, San Diego County health officials consider data from 13 different measurements to monitor the spread of coronavirus in the region. Local officials use the metrics below to inform their decisions. Some metrics are weighted more heavily than others.