San Diego County Reports 67 New COVID-19 Cases, No New Deaths
Monday, June 7, 2021
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San Diego County public health officials have reported 67 new COVID-19 infections and no new deaths, bringing the cumulative case total to 280,742, while the death toll remained at 3,764.
A total of 8,378 tests were reported to the county on Saturday with 0.8% returning positive. The 14-day rolling average percentage of positive cases is 0.8%.
Hospitalizations rose to 92 Sunday after dropping to 91 on Saturday, the fewest this year. The number of patients in intensive care also rose Sunday, from 31 to 37.
There are 49 available, staffed ICU beds in the county.
More than 100 mobile vaccination events during June will seek to increase the portion of county residents who are vaccinated to the county's goal of 75% of those 12 and older.
The number of people with at least one dose of vaccine crossed the 2 million mark Saturday.
As of Friday, there were 1,633,271 San Diego County residents who are fully vaccinated with either two doses of the Pfizer or Moderna coronavirus vaccine or the single-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine, 58.3% of the 2,802,851 people in the group, according to the April population estimate from the California Department of Finance.
There are 2,045,746 San Diego County residents who have received one jab of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines.
More than 4.17 million doses have been received by the county, with more than 3.73 million administered. County officials reported receiving 145,780 doses this week.
Following June's efforts, the county will scale back vaccination efforts gradually. There will still be vaccines and tests available at sites around the county for the foreseeable future.
A full list of available vaccination sites can be found at www.sandiegocounty.gov/content/sdc/hhsa/programs/phs/community_epidemiology/dc/ 2019-nCoV/vaccines.html.
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