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San Diego County reports 599 new COVID-19 cases, no new deaths

A 17-year-old resident is vaccinated inside of the clinic at Rady Children's hospital, May 4, 2021.
Matt Hoffman
A 17-year-old boy is getting vaccinated against COVID-19 inside the clinic at Rady Children's Hospital, May 4, 2021.

San Diego County public health officials reported 599 new cases of COVID-19 and no new virus-related deaths Friday.

Friday's data brought San Diego County's cumulative case total to 366,661. The death toll remains 4,183.

The number of COVID-positive patients in San Diego County hospitals Friday was 259, an decrease of 14 from Thursday, with 79 of them in intensive care — seven fewer than Thursday — according to the latest state figures.


A total of 26,888 tests were reported to the county on Friday, and the percentage of new positive cases over the past week was 2.4%, according to the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency.