This is today’s update of COVID-19 from the county’s Department of Health and Human Services, with information through April 29.
Progress in vaccination:
- The current San Diego County state-calculated case rate is 6.2 cases per 100,000 residents.
- The positive test percentage is 2.3%.
- The health equality metric is 3.0%.
- The CDPH assesses the county on a weekly basis. The next report is scheduled for Tuesday, May 4.
- Six new community outbreaks were confirmed on April 29: three in college / university locations, one in a restaurant / bar, one at retail and one in TK-12.P Grade school setting at
- In the past seven days (April 23 to April 29) there were 24 confirmed community outbreaks.
- A community outbreak is seven or more outbreaks in the seven days.
- 16,897 tests were reported to the county on April 29, and the percentage of new cases who were positive was 1%.
- The 14-day mean percentage of positive patients was 1.5%, the target was less than 8.0%.
- The average 7-day test is 13,970.
Cases of hospitalization and ICU admissions:
- 196 cases of COVID-19 were reported to the county on April 29.The region’s total is now 276,156.
- 15,231 or 5.5% of all cases required hospitalization.
- 1,683 or 0.6% of all patients and 11% of patients required treatment in intensive care units.
- Two new COVID-19 deaths were reported on April 29, the region’s total is 3,702.
- A 20-year-old woman died on April 20 and a man in his 60’s died on April 28.
A more detailed summary is found in the file. County coronavirus-sd.com website Updates around 5pm every day.