San Diego County COVID-19 Update – 10-24-2020 –

Here is todays COVID-19 upgrade from the County Health and Person Solutions Firm with data through Oct. 23.
State Metrics:

San Diego Countys state-calculated, adjusted case rate is currently 7.0 per 100,000 citizens, putting the County in the Red Tier.
The testing positivity percentage is 3.3%, positioning the County in Tier 3 or the Orange Tier.
The states health equity metric take a look at the testing positivity for areas with the most affordable healthy conditions.
The Countys health equity testing positivity percentage is 5.5. This metric does not move counties to more limiting tiers however is needed to advance.
The California Department of Public Health will examine counties on a weekly basis, with the next report arranged for Tuesday, Oct. 27.

Community Setting Outbreaks:

6 brand-new community break outs were verified on Oct. 23: 2 in service settings, one in a beauty parlor or barbershop setting, one in a restaurant, one in a restaurant/bar setting and one in a grocery setting.
In the previous seven days (Oct. 17 through Oct. 23), 25 community outbreaks were validated.
The number of community break outs stays above the trigger of 7 or more in 7 days.
A neighborhood setting break out is defined as 3 or more COVID-19 cases in a setting and in people of various families over the previous 14 days.


10,784 tests were reported to the County on Oct. 23, and the portion of brand-new laboratory-confirmed cases was 4%.
The 14-day rolling average portion of favorable cases is 2.8%. Target is less than 8.0%.
The 7-day, daily average of tests is 11,329.
Individuals with and without signs who are at greater danger for COVID-19 should be checked. Healthcare and necessary workers ought to also get a test, as well as people who had close contact to a positive case or live in communities that are being highly impacted.


386 new cases were verified amongst San Diego County citizens on Oct. 23. The areas total is now 54,314.
3,842 or 7.1% of all cases have actually required hospitalization.
885 or 1.6% of all cases and 23.0% of hospitalized cases needed to be admitted to an intensive care system.


More Information:
The more in-depth information summaries discovered on the Countys coronavirus-sd. com site will be updated around 5 p.m. today.

One brand-new COVID-19 death was reported in San Diego County on Oct. 23. The areas overall is now 868.
One guy, aged in his mid-70s, died Oct. 23.
The male had underlying medical conditions.

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