The variety of COVID-positive sufferers in San Diego County hospitals fell by two to 144, in line with the most recent state numbers launched Saturday.
Of these sufferers hospitalized as of Saturday, 15 have been being handled in intensive care, a rise of six. There have been 231 obtainable ICU beds, a lower of three from Friday.
In the meantime, the statewide whole of hospitalized sufferers was 1,725, down from 1,762 on Friday. Some sufferers have been admitted for different causes and discovered they’d COVID after a mandated take a look at.
Final week, the county’s Well being and Human Providers Company reported 1,120 new COVID instances and 10 extra deaths linked to the virus. That brings the cumulative totals for the reason that starting of the pandemic to 988,766 instances and 5,820 deaths, the company mentioned.
A majority of people that die with COVID-19 are aged or have an underlying well being situation equivalent to diabetes, coronary heart illness or hypertension.
The county releases its weekly COVID numbers on Thursdays.
Up to date at 2:50 p.m. March 25, 2023
–Metropolis Information Service