COVID-19 testing in San Diego County. Courtesy County News Center
San Diego County reported another 1,399 new COVID-19 infections from the three-day period ending Monday, while also confirming three more virus-related deaths.
According to the county Health and Human Services Agency, another 542 infections were recorded Saturday, 486 on Sunday and 371 on Monday.
The new cases gave the county a cumulative total of 910,723 coronavirus cases since the pandemic began. The three deaths from the three-day period increased the county’s overall virus-related death toll to 5,459.
The number of people hospitalized with a coronavirus infection in San Diego County, meanwhile, decreased by nine to 247, 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 2.66 million or 79.7% are fully vaccinated. A total of 1,442,309 or 58.9% of 2,425,587 eligible San Diegans have received a booster.