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San Diego County reports 390 new COVID-19 cases, 9 deaths

A lab worker prepares samples to be tested for COVID-19 in San Diego, Feb. 28, 2020.
Matt Hoffman
A lab worker prepares samples to be tested for COVID-19 in San Diego, Feb. 28, 2020.

San Diego County reported 390 new cases of COVID-19 and nine new virus-related deaths Monday.

The number of COVID patients in county hospitals increased from 325 on Sunday to 329, with 90 of those patients in intensive care, according to state figures.

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Sunday's numbers brought the county's cumulative totals to 358,498 cases and 4,090 deaths since the pandemic began.

A total of 12,378 new tests were logged by the county on Monday, and the percentage of positive cases over the past 14 days was 3.6%.

More than 4.76 million vaccine doses have been administered in San Diego County, with 2.47 million people — or 88.2% of eligible county residents — having received at least one dose, according to the latest data. Fully vaccinated county residents now number more than 2.21 million, or around 78.8% of the county's eligible population.

No-cost COVID-19 vaccines are available at medical providers, pharmacies, community clinics and county public health centers for people who do not have a medical provider.

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A list of locations and more information is available at

Boosters are now available for those who qualify at about 400 locations countywide. Fully vaccinated people who contract "breakthrough" infections were advised to talk with their doctor about boosters.