Due to nationwide delays in vaccine shipments, all County COVID-19 vaccination factors of meting out, or PODs, and the North County Super Station in San Marcos are presently solely providing appointments for second doses.
Previously scheduled appointments for first doses at these websites are being rescheduled into subsequent week.
In addition, the vaccination tremendous station at Petco Park is pausing all appointments tomorrow and Saturday. The closure could also be prolonged to Sunday and Monday relying on when extra vaccine doses arrive.
Those affected by appointment cancellations are being notified through their UCSD MyChart accounts and also needs to test their e-mail.
The Sharp vaccination tremendous station websites at Chula Vista Center and Grossmont Center are nonetheless providing first and second dose appointments with Pfizer vaccine.
The County’s vaccination tremendous station on the Del Mar Fairgrounds stays open and is honoring beforehand scheduled appointments.
The Centers For Disease Control and Prevention has suggested that folks can wait as much as 42 days between doses and nonetheless obtain most immunity. Therefore, individuals who have obtained their first dose and are experiencing minor delays in second dose appointments needn’t be involved. More details about the COVID-19 vaccine is obtainable at www.vaccinationsuperstationsd.com.
State Metrics:
San Diego County’s state-calculated, adjusted case charge is presently 22.2 instances per 100,000 residents and the area is in Purple Tier or Tier 1.
The testing positivity proportion is 6.4%, inserting the County in Tier 2 or the Red Tier. While the testing positivity charge for the County qualifies it for the Red Tier, the state makes use of probably the most restrictive metric – on this case the adjusted case charge – and assigns counties to that tier. Therefore, the County stays within the Purple Tier or Tier 1.
The County’s well being fairness metric, which seems to be on the testing positivity for areas with the bottom wholesome situations, is 9.7% and it’s within the Purple Tier or Tier 1. This metric doesn’t transfer counties to extra restrictive tiers however is required to advance to a much less restrictive tier.
The California Department of Public Health assesses counties on a weekly foundation. The subsequent report is scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 23.
Community Setting Outbreaks:
Six new neighborhood outbreaks had been confirmed Feb. 17: two in development settings, one in a enterprise setting, one in a school/college setting, one in a distribution warehouse setting and one in a grocery setting.
In the previous seven days (Feb. 11 by way of Feb 17), 33 neighborhood outbreaks had been confirmed.
The variety of neighborhood outbreaks stays above the set off of seven or extra in seven days.
A neighborhood setting outbreak is outlined as three or extra COVID-19 instances in a setting and in folks of various households over the previous 14 days.
19,845 exams had been reported to the County on Feb. 17, and the share of latest optimistic instances was 4%.
The 14-day rolling common proportion of optimistic instances is 5.2%. Target is lower than 8.0%.
The 7-day, each day common of exams is 15,043.
Cases, Hospitalizations and ICU Admissions:
810 instances had been reported to the County on Feb. 17. The area’s complete is now 254,990.
12,381 or 4.9% of all instances have required hospitalization.
1,554 or 0.6% of all instances and 12.6% of hospitalized instances needed to be admitted to an intensive care unit.
36 new COVID-19 deaths had been reported on Feb. 17. The area’s complete is now 3,135.
11 ladies and 25 males died between Dec. 11. and Feb. 17.
Of the 36 deaths reported in the present day, 16 individuals who handed away had been 80 years or older, seven folks had been of their 70s, eight had been of their 60s and 5 had been of their 50s.
33 had underlying medical situations and three had medical historical past pending.
More Information:
The extra detailed information summaries discovered on the County’s coronavirus-sd.com web site are up to date round 5 p.m. each day.