Here is today’s COVID-19 update from the County Health and Human Services Agency with data through May 23.
- Doses delivered: More than 4 million.
- Doses administered: Almost 3.56 million.
- Received at least one shot: Nearly 1.9 million or 67.7% of San Diegans 12 and older.
- Fully vaccinated: Over 1.46 million or 52.3%.
- The goal: fully vaccinate 75% of San Diego County residents 12 and older or 2,101,936 people.
- To date, 90.3% of the goal population has received at least one vaccine and 69.7% are fully vaccinated.
- More vaccination information can be found coronavirus-sd.com/vaccine.
- San Diego County’s state-calculated, adjusted case rate is currently 3.4 cases per 100,000 residents.
- The testing positivity percentage is 1.6%.
- The health equity metric is 2.1%.
- CDPH assesses counties on a weekly basis. The next report is scheduled for Tuesday, May 25.
Community Setting Outbreaks:
- No new community outbreaks were confirmed May 23.
- Two new community outbreaks were confirmed May 22 in faith-based settings.
- One new community outbreak was confirmed May 21 in a restaurant/bar setting.
- In the past seven days (May 17 through May 23), 15 community outbreaks were confirmed.
- The community outbreaks trigger is seven or more in seven days.
- 5,985 tests were reported to the County on May 23, and the percentage of new positive cases was 0.4%.
- The 14-day rolling average percentage of positive cases is 1%. Target is less than 8.0%.
- The 7-day, daily average of tests is 10,520.
Cases, Hospitalizations and ICU Admissions:
- 25 COVID-19 cases were reported to the County on May 23. The region’s total is now 279,714.
- 15,382 or 5.5% of all cases have required hospitalization.
- 1,700 or 0.6% of all cases and 11.1% of hospitalized cases had to be admitted to an intensive care unit.
- No new deaths were reported on May 23, 2021. The region’s total is 3,749.
- Two previously reported deaths were removed from the case and death counts during routine quality assurance and reinspection because the cause was determined not to be COVID-19.
- No new deaths were reported on May 22.
- Three deaths were reported on May 21. A man in his 60s died Dec. 24, 2020 and two men in their 80s died Jan. 22 and Jan. 30 of this year. All had underlying medical conditions.
- These three deaths were added to the list after a rigorous review of death certificates that were incorrect or incomplete and required the analysis of the patients’ medical records to determine if they were COVID-19 deaths.
The more detailed data summaries found on the County’s coronavirus-sd.com website are updated around 5 p.m. daily.