Here’s the COVID-19 update today from the County Health and Human Services Agency with data coming November 2.
- The adjusted case rate calculated by the state of San Diego County is currently 6.5 per 100,000 residents. The limit for Tier 2, Red Rank, is 7.0.
- The positive percentage tested was 3.5%, rating it in a Tier 3 or Orange Rank.
- The state’s health equity index examines the positivity of the test for the regions with the lowest health conditions.
- The County’s positive health equity screening percentage is 5.1%. This indicator does not shift counties to more restrictive tiers, but is required to increase.
- The California Department of Public Health reviews counties weekly. Subsequent reports are scheduled for Wednesday, November 4, due to Election Day today.
Booming community setup:
- Five new community outbursts were confirmed on November 2: two at a property, two in a restaurant / bar facility and one in a healthcare facility.
- Over the past seven days (October 27 to November 2), 31 community outbreaks have been confirmed.
- Number of community outbreaks remained above trigger levels for seven or more for seven days.
- A community outbreak is defined as three or more cases of COVID-19 in one setting and in people from different households during the past 14 days.
- 8,200 tests were reported to the County on November 2, and the rate of new cases confirmed by the lab is 4%.
- The average rate of positive cases over the past 14 days was 3%. Target below 8.0%.
- The daily average of the tests was 11,469.
- People with and without symptoms have a higher risk of COVID-19 should be tested. Testing is also recommended by health and essential staff, as well as those who have been in close contact with a positive case or live in impacted communities.
- 293 new cases were confirmed among residents of San Diego County on Nov. 3. The total number of the area is currently 57,702.
- 3,968 or 6.9% of total cases required hospitalization.
- 918 or 1.6% of all cases and 23.1% of hospital admissions require intensive care.
- 10 new deaths were reported in the County on Nov. 2. The total number of the area is now 901 people.
- Six men and four women died from October 6 to November 2. Their age ranged from the late 40s to the late 80s.
- All except one person with an underlying medical condition.
More detailed data summary is found above County coronavirus-sd.com website will be updated at around 5pm today.