San Diego County reports 860 COVID-19 cases, 5 deaths
The San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency reported 860 new COVID-19 infections and five deaths in its latest data.
Thursday's data increase the county's cumulative totals to 746,533 cases and 5,138 deaths.
The number of COVID-positive patients in San Diego County hospitals decreased to 212, down seven from Wednesday, according to the latest state data.
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The number of those patients in intensive care decreased by one to 41. Available ICU beds increased by 11 to 234.
A total of 1,193,449 — or 55.3% — of San Diego County residents who are fully vaccinated have received a booster shot, according to the agency.
More than 2.94 million — or 93.4% — of San Diego County residents age 5 and older are at least partially vaccinated and more than 2.58 million, or 82.1%, are fully vaccinated.
The percentage of COVID-19 tests that returned positive in the past week decreased to 2.7%, down from 3% Friday. The county reports that data on Tuesdays and Fridays. An average of 12,333 tests were reported daily in the past week.