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San Diego County reports 433 COVID-19 cases, four deaths

VACCINE UPDATE 03
Matthew Bowler
After Alan Chee Pantoja says that he waited to get his first does of the Moderna vaccine because he wanted to make sure there were no side effects, but now he is happy to get his vaccine.

San Diego County public health officials reported 433 new COVID-19 cases and four deaths in its latest data.

The county Health and Human Services Agency reported 445 infections Saturday and 317 Sunday. The county no longer updates coronavirus numbers on weekends.

Monday's data increased the cumulative statistics to 378,327 infections and 4,284 deaths.

The number of coronavirus patients in San Diego County hospitals has risen by five to 265, and the number of those patients in intensive care decreased by three to 80, according to state data.

The number of county residents who have received at least one shot of a COVID-19 vaccine is now nearly 2.57 million — or 81.7% of residents 5 and older. More than 2.32 million, or 73.8% are fully vaccinated.

A total of 11,502 new tests were reported to the county on Monday, and the percentage of new positive cases over the past week was 3.2%, according to the county.