SAN DIEGO (KGTV)– San Diego County reported 625 brand-new coronavirus cases on Saturday, the areas second-highest everyday boost of cases reported by officials.San Diego Countys new cases reported a 6% positive rate out of 10,290 tests. Of the countys cases, 2,180 (9.4%) require hospitalization. Health authorities add that 2.5% of all cases and 26% of hospitalized cases have been relocated to the ICU.An extra six deaths due to COVID-19 were also reported, the county said. The deaths took place between July 8 and July 16, and consisted of four women and two men whose ages varied from 60 to mid-90s. All had existing chronic conditions, the county said. The areas death toll is now at 478 deaths.DATA: See San Diego Countys COVID-19 case dataThree new community outbreaks were identified on Friday, according to the county– one in a restaurant/bar, one in a health club, and one in a federal government setting. A community break out is considered three or more validated cases from the exact same place.As of Saturday, the county has 15 community break outs in seven days, more than double the trigger of seven community outbreaks in a week.
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