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SD County Reports 352 New COVID-19 Cases

– 4:52 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020

San Diego County public health officials have reported 352 new COVID-19 cases and no new fatalities, raising the region’s total to 57,102 cases with deaths remaining at 891.

Of the 12,879 tests reported Saturday, 3% returned positive with 239 people hospitalized.

The county avoided the state’s purple tier, the most restrictive, for yet another week on Tuesday, remaining in the less restrictive red tier of the state’s four-tiered coronavirus monitoring system.

The county’s adjusted case rate dropped to 6.5 new daily COVID-19 cases per 100,000 population. – City News Service

SD County Reports 381 New COVID-19 Cases And Three New Deaths

– 10:25 a.m., Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020

San Diego County public health officials have reported 381 new COVID-19 cases and three new fatalities, raising the region’s total to 56,750 cases and 891 deaths.

Of the 12,879 tests reported Saturday, 3% returned positive with 239 people hospitalized. No new community outbreaks were reported.

A community outbreak is defined as three or more COVID-19 cases in a setting and in people of different households over the past 14 days.

The county avoided the state’s purple tier, the most restrictive, for yet another week on Tuesday, remaining in the less restrictive “red” tier of the state’s four- tiered coronavirus monitoring system.

The county’s adjusted case rate dropped to 6.5 new daily COVID-19 cases per 100,000 population. – City News Service

County Serves Cease-And-Desist Orders To Homes Near SDSU Planning Halloween Parties

– 4:50 p.m., Friday, Oct. 30, 2020

San Diego County officials are getting serious about parties at San Diego State University. Friday afternoon they sent cease-and-desist orders to eight College Area residences, including some fraternities and sororities.

County public health officer Dr. Wilma Wooten said this action was necessary because the region’s livelihood hangs in the balance, as we are on the brink of moving to a more restrictive tier.

“Know that our place on one tier or another is not based on the state’s assessment, it is intrinsically tied to our personal and common efforts,” she said. “The risk of contracting COVID-19 is increased when we come in contact with individuals outside our households. Every decision each of us makes should be guided by that knowledge.”

SDSU students are still under a stay-at-home advisory for the Halloween weekend.

It started last Friday night and lasts through Monday morning. They are told to only go out for essential needs, like grocery shopping or voting.

More than 1,200 COVID-19 cases have been reported among SDSU students and staff. — Kim Swain, KPBS News

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