Here is todays COVID-19 upgrade from the County Health and Human Provider Agency with data through March 24.
Almost 1.6 million COVID-19 vaccine doses have been provided to the region, and more than 1.5 million have been logged as administered. This number consists of both County homeowners and those who work in San Diego County.
Of those vaccinated to date, more than 519,000 County locals, or 19.3% of San Diegans 16 and older, are totally vaccinated.
In general, more than 853,000 County residents have actually received at least one shot of the two-dose vaccines. Thats 31.7% of those qualified.
Those getting the one-dose Johnson & & Johnson vaccine are being added to the total of completely vaccinated San Diegans.
The difference between doses provided and those used in a vaccination represents approximately what is expected to be administered in the next 7 days and dosages still to be entered in the record system.
More info about vaccine circulation can be found on the Countys vaccination control panel. For information on groups currently eligible and vaccination chances, visit www.vaccinationsuperstation.com.
San Diego Countys state-calculated, adjusted case rate is presently 5.5 cases per 100,000 residents. The County is in the Red Tier.
Presently, the screening positivity percentage is 2.4%, positioning the County in Tier 3 or the Orange Tier.
The Countys health equity metric, which looks at the testing positivity for areas with the most affordable healthy conditions, is 3.4% and is also in the Orange Tier or Tier 3.
While two of the three metrics qualify the County for the Orange Tier or Tier 3, the state designates counties to the more limiting tier.
The California Department of Public Health assesses counties on a weekly basis. The next report is set up for Tuesday, March 30.
Community Setting Outbreaks:
4 new neighborhood break outs were verified March 24. 2 in company settings, one in a hotel/resort/spa setting and one in a retail setting.
In the past 7 days (March 16 through March 24), 18 neighborhood break outs were confirmed.
The variety of neighborhood break outs remains above the trigger of 7 or more in 7 days.
A neighborhood setting outbreak is defined as 3 or more COVID-19 cases in a setting and in people of different homes over the previous 14 days.
17,596 tests were reported to the County on March 24, and the portion of brand-new positive cases was 1%.
The 14-day rolling typical percentage of favorable cases is 2.5%. Target is less than 8.0%.
The 7-day, everyday average of tests is 11,441.
Cases, Hospitalizations and ICU Admissions:
210 COVID-19 cases were reported to the County on March 24. The regions overall is now 268,627.
14,023 or 5.2% of all cases have needed hospitalization.
1,630 or 0.6% of all cases and 11.6% of hospitalized cases had to be admitted to an extensive care system.
11 brand-new COVID-19 deaths were reported March 24. The regions total is 3,520.
Two women and 9 men passed away between Jan. 19 and March 23.
Of individuals who passed away, 4 were 80 years of age or older, three were in their 70s, one remained in their 60s, 2 were in their 50s and one remained in their 40s.
10 had hidden medical conditions and one has medical history pending.
The more detailed information summaries discovered on the Countys coronavirus-sd. com website are updated around 5 p.m. daily