More than one million doses of COVID-19 have been delivered in the region and more than 924,000 doses have been administered. Of those vaccinated to date, more than 272,000, or just over 10 percent of San Diego’s 16 or more, are fully immunized.
In total, more than 570,000 county residents received at least one shot from the two-dose vaccine. This is 21.3 percent of those who meet the conditions
The difference between the doses delivered and those used in vaccination is approximately what is expected to be administered over the next seven days and the doses that have yet to be entered into the recording system.
“These vaccination numbers are important steps in our work to achieve immunity to the herd, but we still have a long way to go,”; said Wilma J. Wooten, MD, public health officer. “San Diegans must stay focused and continue to wear masks, practice social distancing and wash their hands while protecting their health and the health of others.
More information on the spread of vaccines can be found at County Vaccination Board. For details on the groups that are currently eligible and vaccination options, visit vaccination superstationsd.com
- The state-of-the-art county of San Diego has adjusted the current case rate to 15 cases per 100,000 residents (as of February 23), and the region is in Purple Tier or Tier 1.
- The percentage of positivity in testing is 5%, setting the circle to level 2 or red level. While the county’s degree of positivity testing qualifies it for the Red Layer, the state uses the most restrictive metric — in this case, the adjusted frequency of cases — and identifies counties in that layer. Therefore, the district remains in the purple or first row.
- The county’s health care equity, which looks at the test positive for areas with the lowest health conditions, is 7.4% and is in the red or second row. This indicator does not move counties to more restrictive levels, but requires you to move to a less restrictive level.
- The California Department of Public Health evaluates counties on a weekly basis. The next report is scheduled for Tuesday, March. 2.
Outbreaks in the community:
- A new community outbreak was confirmed on February 28 in kindergartens / preschools / kindergartens.
- Seven new community outbreaks were confirmed on 27 February: three in a business setting, one in a kindergarten / pre-school / childcare setting, one in a pre-school setting, one in a restaurant and one in a retail setting.
- A new community outbreak was confirmed on February 26 in a retail setting.
- In the last seven days (February 22 to February 28), 30 community outbreaks were confirmed.
- The number of community outbreaks remains above the trigger of seven or more in seven days.
- The outbreak in the community is defined as three or more cases of COVID-19 in the setting and in people from different households in the last 14 days.
- 7,180 tests were reported in the county on February 28, and the percentage of new positive cases was 4%.
- The 14-day moving average rate of positive cases was 4.0%. The target is less than 8.0%.
- The seven-day average daily value of the tests is 13,561.
Cases, hospitalizations and admission to the intensive care unit:
- On February 28, 269 cases were reported in the county. The total region is now 260,625.
- 13,123 or 5.0% of all cases required hospitalization.
- 1,595 or 0.6% of all cases and 12.2% of hospitalized cases had to be admitted to the intensive care unit.
- No new deaths were reported from COVID-19 on 28 February. The total number of the region is 3 303.
- Nineteen new deaths from COVID-19 were reported on 27 February.
- Five women and 14 men died between January 7th and February 26th.
- Of the 19 deaths reported that day, eight people who died were 80 or older, one was 70 years old, six were 60 years old, and three were 50 years old. and one in his 40s
- Eighteen had basic medical conditions and one has a medical history.
- Thirteen new deaths from COVID-19 were reported on 26 February.
- Four women and nine men died between February 13th and February 26th.
- Of the 13 deaths reported, five died aged 80 or over, three at 70, four at 60 and one at 50.
- Eleven had major medical conditions and two had no medical conditions.
The more detailed summaries of the data found in County website coronavirus-sd.com are updated around 17:00 every day.