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COVID-19 Hospitalizations Increase by 1 Patient to 96 in San Diego County

HealthCOVID-19 Hospitalizations Increase by 1 Patient to 96 in San Diego County

Coronavirus patient at Sharp Grossmont HospitalA nurse in the Sharp Grossmont Hospital intensive care unit, takes a moment to comfort a COVID-19 patient. (Zoë Meyers/inewsource)

The number of COVID-positive patients in San Diego County hospitals has increased by one person to 96, according to the latest state data out Saturday.

Of those patients, 12 were being treated in intensive care, down one from the previous day. The total number of available hospital beds countywide decreased by seven to 251.

The San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency reported 391 new COVID-19 infections on Friday and 3,025 new cases in the past week, a slight increase over the week prior.

Friday’s data increased the county’s cumulative totals to 759,696 cases. The death count remained at 5,238.

The county does not report cases and deaths on the weekends.

More than 2.94 million or 93.4% of San Diegans age 5 and older are at least partially vaccinated, while more than 2.6 million or 82.8% are fully vaccinated. A total of 1,301,056 or 58% of 2,242,187 eligible San Diegans have received a booster shot.

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