Fifty-seven COVID-19 deaths were reported in the past week (Sept. 8-14), the greatest weekly overall throughout this existing rise of the pandemic.
Thats more than triple the 18 COVID-19 deaths that were reported the previous 7 days (Sept. 1-7) and higher than the 49 announced the week before that (Aug. 25-31).
The brand-new deaths took place in between Aug. 19 and Sept. 13, and 11 (19%) of the 57 people who passed away were totally vaccinated. The deceased were 34 males and 23 ladies; 54 had hidden medical conditions, one did not and two had case history pending.
Of the 57 deaths, 15 were 80 years of age or older, 11 remained in their 70s, 22 remained in their 60s, 4 remained in their 50s, 2 were in their 40s and three were in their 30s. A total of 3,983 San Diegans have actually died from COVID-19 in the area.
” These deaths are very unfortunate. Our condolences head out to their friends and family,” stated Wilma J. Wooten, M.D., M.P.H., County public health officer. “COVID-19 vaccines are commonly available and can avoid San Diegans from getting seriously ill, getting hospitalized or, worse, dying.”
COVID-19: A Pandemic of the Unvaccinated
COVID-19 continues to be a pandemic of the unvaccinated in San Diego County.
According to the most recent County Health and Human Services Agency COVID-19 Watch report, given that March 1, 2021, over 96% of hospitalizations (2,150) and nearly 89% of deaths (208) have actually taken place in individuals who are not fully vaccinated. In contrast, the report, which covers data through Sept. 11, shows that 75, or 3.4% of, fully immunized San Diegans have actually needed hospitalization and 11.1%, or 26, died.
In addition, 81.3% (65,635) of the COVID-19 cases have taken place in San Diegans who are not totally vaccinated compared to 19.7% (15,138) cases in people who were fully vaccinated.
In the last 30 days, 21,741 cases and 548 hospitalizations (2.5% of the total) have actually taken place in those not completely immunized, compared to 5,587 cases and simply 9 hospitalizations (0.2 percent of the total) for those completely immunized.
” While weve seen a higher variety of breakthrough infections, nearly all of the deaths and hospitalizations are occurring in San Diegans who are not fully immunized,” Wooten stated. “The COVID-19 vaccine is the very best tool we need to get out of this pandemic. Secure yourself and others. Get vaccinated now.”
No-cost COVID-19 vaccines are commonly offered in the region. They can be found at medical suppliers, retail pharmacies, community clinics and County public health centers for individuals who do not have a medical supplier. For a list of areas and more details, check out www.coronavirus-sd.com/vaccine.
Cases, Case Rates and Testing:
742 COVID-19 cases were reported to the County on Sept. 14. The areas total is now 346,934.
San Diego Countys case rate per 100,000 homeowners is 33.6 general, 13.9 for fully immunized individuals and 59.3 for not totally vaccinated San Diegans.
17,728 tests were reported to the County on Sept. 14, and the portion of brand-new positive cases was 4.2%.
The 14-day rolling portion of positive cases amongst tests is 4.5%.
Neighborhood Setting Outbreaks:
56 new community break outs were validated in the past 7 days (Sept. 8 through Sept. 14): 17 in TK-12 grade school settings, 10 in business settings, eight in restaurant/bar settings, four in faith-based settings, three in distribution warehouse settings, 3 in government settings, 2 in restaurant settings, 2 in hotel/resort/spa settings, two in daycare/preschool/childcare settings, one in a fitness/gym setting, one in an emergency situation services setting, one in a healthcare setting, one in a retail setting and one in a day camp setting.
The community break outs trigger is more than seven in a 7-day period.
Data updates to the Countys coronavirus-sd. com site are released around 5 p.m.
“COVID-19 vaccines are widely readily available and can prevent San Diegans from getting seriously ill, getting hospitalized or, worse, dying.”
” While weve seen a higher number of advancement infections, almost all of the hospitalizations and deaths are taking place in San Diegans who are not totally vaccinated,” Wooten stated. “The COVID-19 vaccine is the best tool we have to get out of this pandemic. Get immunized now.”
No-cost COVID-19 vaccines are extensively offered in the region.