This is the COVID-19 update provided by the County Health and Human Services Bureau today, which contains data as of October 29.
- The state-adjusted case rate in San Diego County is currently 6.5 per 100,000 residents. The second layer (red layer) has a limit of 7.0.
- The test positive rate is 3.5%, which is placed in method 3 or orange method.
- The state’s health equity measure looks at the positive rate of the county’s most vulnerable communities.
- The county’s health fairness test positive rate was 5.1%. This metric will not move counties to a more restrictive level, but it needs to be improved.
- The California Department of Public Health will evaluate the county weekly, and the next report is scheduled for Tuesday, November 3.
Community settings broke out:
- A new community outbreak was confirmed in a restaurant on October 29.
- In the past 7 days (October 23 to October 29), 33 community outbreaks were confirmed.
- The number of community outbreaks still exceeds 7 or more triggers within 7 days.
- In the past 1
- On October 29, the county reported 15013 tests, and the percentage of newly confirmed cases was 3%.
- The 14-day rolling average percentage of positive cases was 2.7%. The target is below 8.0%.
- The average number of tests per day for 7 days is 11,336.
- 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 who are in close contact with active cases or live in severely affected communities should also be tested.
- On October 29, 471 new cases were confirmed among residents of San Diego County. There are now 56,369 cases in the area.
- 3,911 cases, accounting for 6.9% of all cases, require hospitalization.
- 905 patients (1.6% of all cases) and 23.1% of hospitalized cases must be admitted to the intensive care unit.
- On October 29, the county reported three new deaths. The total in the area is now 888.
- Between October 25 and October 28, one woman and two men died. Their age ranged from the mid-1930s to the mid-80s.
- All people have underlying medical conditions.
For a more detailed summary of the data, see County’s coronavirus-sd.com website Will be updated around 5 o’clock this afternoon.