Excessive Variety of COVID-19 Deaths Continues to Be Reported | Information

Fifty-seven COVID-19 deaths had been reported prior to now week (Sept. 8-14), the very best weekly complete throughout this present surge of the pandemic.

That’s greater than triple the 18 COVID-19 deaths that had been reported the earlier seven days (Sept. 1-7) and better than the 49 introduced the week earlier than that (Aug. 23-29).

The brand new deaths occurred between Aug. 19 and Sept. 13, and 11 (19%) of the 57 individuals who died had been absolutely vaccinated. The deceased had been 34 males and 23 ladies; 54 had underlying medical situations, one didn’t and two had medical historical past pending.

Of the 57 deaths, 15 had been 80 years of age or older, 11 had been of their 70s, 22 had been of their 60s, 4 had been of their 50s, two had been of their 40s and three had been of their 30s.

“These deaths are very unlucky. Our condolences exit to their household and associates,” stated Wilma J. Wooten, M.D., M.P.H., County public well being officer. “COVID-19 vaccines are broadly out there and may stop San Diegans from getting severely unwell, getting hospitalized or, worse, dying.”

COVID-19: A Pandemic of the Unvaccinated

COVID-19 continues to be a pandemic of the unvaccinated in San Diego County.

In line with the newest County Well being and Human Providers Company COVID-19 Watch report, since March 1, 2021, over 96% of hospitalizations (2,150) and almost 89% of deaths (208) have occurred in people who find themselves not absolutely vaccinated. As compared, the report, which covers knowledge via Sept. 11, exhibits that 75, or 3.4% of, absolutely vaccinated San Diegans have required hospitalization and 11.1%, or 26, died.

Moreover, 81.3% (65,635) of the COVID-19 instances have occurred in San Diegans who are usually not absolutely vaccinated in comparison with 19.7% (15,138) instances in individuals who had been absolutely vaccinated.

Within the final 30 days, 21,741 instances and 548 hospitalizations (2.5% of the entire) have occurred in these not absolutely vaccinated, in contrast with 5,587 instances and simply 9 hospitalizations (0.2 % of the entire) for these absolutely vaccinated.

“Whereas we’ve seen the next variety of breakthrough infections, nearly the entire deaths and hospitalizations are occurring in San Diegans who are usually not absolutely vaccinated,” Wooten stated. “The COVID-19 vaccine is the most effective device we’ve to get out of this pandemic. Defend your self and others. Get vaccinated now.”

No-cost COVID-19 vaccines are broadly out there within the area. They are often discovered at medical suppliers, retail pharmacies, group clinics and County public well being facilities for individuals who shouldn’t have a medical supplier. For a listing of areas and extra data, go to  www.coronavirus-sd.com/vaccine.

Vaccination Progress:

Circumstances, Case Charges and Testing:

  • 742 COVID-19 instances had been reported to the County on Sept. 14. The area’s complete is now 346,934.
  • San Diego County’s case fee per 100,000 residents is 33.6 general, 13.9 for absolutely vaccinated folks and 59.3 for not absolutely vaccinated San Diegans.
  • 17,728 checks had been reported to the County on Sept. 14, and the share of latest constructive instances was 4.2%.
  • The 14-day rolling share of constructive instances amongst checks is 4.5%.

Neighborhood Setting Outbreaks:

  • 56 new group outbreaks had been confirmed prior to now seven days (Sept. 8 via Sept. 4): 18 in TK-12 grade faculty settings, 10 in enterprise settings, eight in restaurant/bar settings, 4 in faith-based settings, three in distribution warehouse settings, three in authorities settings, two in restaurant settings, two in resort/resort/spa settings, one in a health/gymnasium setting, one in an emergency providers setting, one in a daycare/preschool/childcare setting, one in a well being care setting, one in a retail setting and one in a day camp setting.
  • The group outbreaks set off is greater than seven in a 7-day interval.

Extra Data:

Knowledge updates to the County’s coronavirus-sd.com web site are revealed round 5 p.m.

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