More than one million doses of the COVID-19 vaccines have been administered within the area, the County Health and Human Services Agency reported right this moment.
Of these vaccinated to this point, greater than 319,000, or practically 12 p.c of San Diegans 16 and older, are absolutely immunized. A complete of 619,924 individuals, or 23.1 p.c, have obtained not less than one dose of the two-dose routine.
“We are making nice progress in vaccinating San Diegans however it’s too quickly to let our guard down,” stated Wilma J. Wooten, M.D., M.P.H., County public well being officer. “Herd immunity doesn’t happen till not less than 70 p.c of the inhabitants 16 and older is absolutely vaccinated and we now have a methods to go earlier than we are able to get again to lots of the issues we miss.”
The area’s vaccination efforts are slowed by shortages in vaccine provide, forcing a number of vaccination websites throughout the area to pause.
The following websites will probably be paused by Monday: the Lemon Grove Community Center, the Central Region Immunization Clinic in Logan Heights, the Copley-Price YMCA in City Heights, the Martin Luther King Community Center in National City, the Border View YMCA in Otay Mesa and the Linda Rhoades Recreation Center in Vista. The North Coastal Live Well Center in Oceanside is closed however will open Monday for second doses. Additional details about the non permanent closures of the vaccination websites may be accessed right here.
Vaccination Progress:
Of the 1.1 million COVID-19 vaccine doses delivered to the area, greater than 1,026,000 have been logged as administered. Of these vaccinated to this point, greater than 319,000, or practically 12 p.c of San Diegans 16 and older, are absolutely immunized.
Overall, greater than 619,000 County residents have obtained not less than one shot of two-dose vaccine. That’s 23.1 p.c of these eligible.
The distinction between doses delivered and people utilized in a vaccination represents roughly what is predicted to be administered within the subsequent seven days and doses nonetheless to be entered within the report system.
More details about vaccine distribution may be discovered on the County’s vaccination dashboard. For particulars on teams at present eligible and vaccination alternatives, go to vaccinationsuperstationsd.com.
State Metrics:
San Diego County’s state-calculated, adjusted case charge is at present 10.8 instances per 100,000 residents (as of March 2) and the area is in Purple Tier or Tier 1.
The testing positivity proportion is 4.2%, inserting the County in Tier 3 or the Orange Tier. While the testing positivity charge for the County qualifies it for Tier 3, 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 appears on the testing positivity for areas with the bottom wholesome situations, is 6% and is within the Red Tier or Tier 2. 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, March. 9.
Community Setting Outbreaks:
Four new neighborhood outbreaks had been confirmed March 4: two in daycare/preschool/childcare settings, one in a enterprise setting and one in a preschool setting.
In the previous seven days (Feb. 26 by March 4), 29 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 individuals of various households over the previous 14 days.
Testing:
13,752 assessments had been reported to the County on March 4, and the proportion of recent constructive instances was 4%.
The 14-day rolling common proportion of constructive instances is 3.4%. Target is lower than 8.0%.
The 7-day, every day common of assessments is 12,628.
Cases, Hospitalizations and ICU Admissions:
499 instances had been reported to the County on March 4. The area’s whole is now 262,360.
13,224 or 5% of all instances have required hospitalization.
1,606 or 0.6% of all instances and 12.1% of hospitalized instances needed to be admitted to an intensive care unit.
Deaths:
12 new COVID-19 deaths had been reported March 4. The area’s whole is 3,371.
Five girls and 7 males died between Jan. 29 and March 4.
Of the 12 deaths reported March 4, 5 individuals who died had been 80 years or older, one was of their 70s, 4 had been of their 60s, one was of their 50s and one was of their 40s.
10 had underlying medical situations, one didn’t have any medical situations and one had medical historical past pending.
More Information:
The extra detailed knowledge summaries discovered on the County’s coronavirus-sd.com web site are up to date round 5 p.m. every day.