San Diego County health officials report 3,598 new COVID infections in 4 days

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Staff at a UC San Diego Health pathology lab help doctors treat the coronavirus. Courtesy of UC San Diego Health

Nearly 3,600 new COVID-19 infections have been recorded in the past four days in San Diego County, health officials said Monday.

The most recent report of new cases stood at 660, with six deaths. The county recorded 1,295 new cases on Friday, 940 on Saturday and 703 on Sunday, for a total of 3,598.

The latest data gave the county a running coronavirus total of 771,980 confirmed cases and 5,277 deaths during the pandemic.

The number of COVID-positive patients in San Diego County hospitals was 110 with 23 in intensive care, according to the latest state data.

More than 2.95 million or 93.8% of San Diegans age 5 and older are at least partially vaccinated, while more than 2.61 million or 83.1% are fully vaccinated.

A total of 1,316,265 or 58.3% of the 2.25 million eligible San Diegans have received a booster shot.

Starting this month, the county is only reporting COVID-19 data on Mondays and Thursdays.

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