Personnel in a UC San Diego Health pathology laboratory help doctors treat coronavirus. Courtesy UC San Diego Health
San Diego County’s Health and Human Services Agency reported 537 new COVID-19 cases Monday, 786 Sunday, 945 Saturday and five more deaths since last week.
The new cases lifted the county’s cumulative coronavirus total to 901,668 since the pandemic began and the region’s death count now stands at 5,442.
The number of people hospitalized with a coronavirus infection in San Diego County, meanwhile, dropped by 15 to 331, according to the latest state data.
More than 3 million or 90% of San Diegans age 6 months and older are at least partially vaccinated, while 2.65 million or 79.5% are fully vaccinated. A total of 1,432,313 or 58.7% of 2,425,587 eligible San Diegans have received a booster.