80% Of Eligible San Diegans Fully Vaccinated Against COVID-19 – countynewscenter.com

A total of 2,242,203 San Diegans, 80% of those qualified, are now totally vaccinated against COVID-19, the County Health and Human Services Agency announced today.
The turning point puts San Diego among the most immunized counties in the state and the country.
” San Diegans have actually done a terrific task getting vaccinated against COVID-19,” said Seema Shah, M.D., medical director for HHSAs Epidemiology and Immunization Services branch. “However, we should not get complacent. The COVID-19 pandemic is not over and those who are immunocompromised, disqualified or otherwise vulnerable requirement our collective protection. Qualified residents should continue getting immunized and get their booster shot when its their turn.”
More than 400 areas countywide offer no-cost COVID-19 vaccinations. They consist of doctors offices, retail drug stores (Rite Aid, Walgreens, CVS, etc), community clinics and County public health.
” Local health care companies and numerous other County partners have made a remarkable effort to encourage San Diegans to get vaccinated and to make the vaccine readily available to anybody who desires it,” Shah said.
Vaccine supplies stay plentiful, both for those seeking initial doses and boosters for those who received the Pfizer vaccine and satisfy the requirements. A total list of locations and booster eligibility details are at coronavirus-sd. com.
Vaccination Progress:

Doses administered: Over 4.87 million.
Gotten a minimum of one shot: More than 2.5 million or 89.2% of San Diegans 12 and older are partially vaccinated.
Fully immunized: Over 2.24 million or 80%.
More vaccination details can be discovered at coronavirus-sd. com/vaccine.

Deaths:

37 brand-new deaths were reported given that the last report on Oct. 6, 2021. The areas overall is 4,141.
27 males and 10 ladies in between Aug. 22 and Oct. 10, 2021.
Seven were 80 years of age or older, nine were in their 70s, 8 were in their 60s, six were in their 50s, 5 remained in their 40s and two were in their 30s.
Six of individuals who passed away were fully immunized and 31 were not fully vaccinated.
35 had hidden medical conditions, one did not, and one had case history pending.

Cases, Hospitalizations, Case Rates and Testing:

333 COVID-19 cases were reported to the County on Oct. 12. The regions total is now 362,618.
3,241 cases were reported in the previous week (Oct. 6 through Oct. 12) compared to 3,631 cases the previous week (Sept. 29 through Oct. 5).
In the past 30 days (Sept. 13 to Oct. 12), there were 263 COVID-19 hospitalizations; 258 individuals were not completely vaccinated and 5 were totally immunized.
San Diego Countys case rate per 100,000 locals is 15.4 general, 8.3 for completely vaccinated individuals and 25.8 for not completely vaccinated San Diegans.
15,149 tests were reported to the County on Oct. 12, and the percentage of brand-new favorable cases was 2.2%.
The 14-day rolling portion of favorable cases amongst tests is 2.3%.

Community Setting Outbreaks:

21 brand-new community break outs were confirmed in the previous 7 days (Oct. 6 through Oct. 12): 11 in TK-12 grade school settings, 4 in daycare/preschool/childcare settings, two in organization settings, two in restaurant/bar settings, one in a federal government setting and one in a hotel/resort/spa setting.
The community outbreaks trigger is more than 7 in a 7-day duration.

” San Diegans have actually done an excellent task getting immunized against COVID-19,” said Seema Shah, M.D., medical director for HHSAs Epidemiology and Immunization Services branch. “However, we should not get contented. The COVID-19 pandemic is not over and those who are immunocompromised, otherwise vulnerable or ineligible requirement our collective security. Qualified residents must continue getting immunized and get their booster shot when its their turn.”
Vaccine materials remain abundant, both for those seeking initial doses and boosters for those who got the Pfizer vaccine and satisfy the criteria.

More Information:
Data updates to the Countys coronavirus-sd. com website are published around 5 p.m.

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