This is the COVID-19 update released by the County Health and Human Services Bureau today, which contains data as of October 16.
- According to state monitoring indicators, San Diego County is still on the second tier, also known as the red tier.
- The adjusted case rate in San Diego State is 6.8 per 100,000 residents, compared with the previous estimate of 6.5. The upper limit of the second layer is 7.0.
- The positive rate of the test was 3.0%, which was lower than last week’s 3.5%. Put it in method 3 or orange juice.
- The state’s health equity indicators look at the positive rate of tests in areas with the lowest health conditions. This metric will not move counties to a more restrictive level, but it needs to be improved.
- The county’s health asset test positive rate was 5.7, lower than the 6.2% reported on October 6.
- The California Department of Public Health will evaluate the county weekly, and the next report is scheduled for Tuesday, October 20.
Community settings broke out:
- On October 1
- In the past 7 days (October 10 to October 16), 38 community outbreaks were confirmed.
- The number of community outbreaks still exceeds 7 or more triggers within 7 days.
- In the past 14 days, among people in the community and different families, a community environmental outbreak was defined as three or more COVID-19 cases.
- On October 16, the county reported 19,423 tests, and the percentage of newly confirmed cases was 1%.
- The 14-day rolling average percentage of positive cases was 2.7%. The target is below 8.0%.
- The average daily number of tests for 7 days is 10,236.
- People with or without symptoms are at higher risk of developing COVID-19 and should be tested. Health care and essential workers, as well as people in close contact with active cases or living in severely affected communities should also be tested.
- On October 16, 201 new cases were confirmed among residents of San Diego County. The total in the area is now 51,982.
- As of October 16, 3,752 cases (7.2%) required hospitalization.
- 869 patients (1.7% of all cases) and 23.16% of hospitalized cases must be admitted to the intensive care unit.
- On October 16, San Diego County reported 3 new COVID-19 deaths. The total in the area is now 853.
- Three people died between August 26 and October 16, and their age ranged from the early 1930s to the mid-1980s.
- Two thirds of patients suffer from underlying diseases.
For a more detailed summary of the data, see County’s coronavirus-sd.com website Will be updated around 5 o’clock this afternoon.