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COVID-19 on the Central Coast

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SAN BENITO COUNTY:

San Benito County Health and Human Services confirms 1,784 total cases of COVID-19.

  • 117 cases remain active
  • 1,651 people have recovered
  • 16 people have died
  • 52 travel-related cases
  • 1,062 person-to-person transmission
  • 540 community transmission
  • 130 under investigation

San Benito County Health and Human Services says 17,435 people have tested negative. Positive cases range in age from 29 days to 101 years.

According to a state count, three people are hospitalized, and one is in the ICU.

San Benito County is in the purple tier of the Blueprint for a Safer Economy, meaning many non-essential indoor business operations are closed. Its adjusted case rate is at 22.8, and it needs to be at 7 or below to move up. It also has a 6.5% positivity rate, and that needs to be at 8% or below to move up.

SANTA CRUZ COUNTY:

There have been 4,198 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Santa Cruz County, according to the Santa Cruz County Health Services Agency, and 957 are active cases. 28 people have died. 3,213 people have recovered from the disease. A total of 72,096 people have tested negative.

  • 73.01% person-to-person transmission
  • 8.95% community transmission
  • 7.74% travel-related

217 have been hospitalized in total. According to a state count, 33 people are currently hospitalized, and 9 people are in the ICU.

Santa Cruz County is in the purple tier of the Blueprint for a Safer Economy, meaning many non-essential indoor business operations are closed. Its adjusted case rate is at 11.3, and it needs to be at 7 or below to move up. It also has a 4.7% positivity rate, and that needs to be at 8% or below to move up.

MONTEREY COUNTY:

There have been 14,639 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Monterey County. 116 people have died. About 11,000 have recovered.

The Monterey County Health Department says their total includes:

  • 1% travel-related cases
  • 44% community-acquired
  • 56% epidemiologically linked to a confirmed case

791 people have been hospitalized in total. According to a state count, 64 people are currently hospitalized and 13 are in the ICU.

Overall, 130,626 tests have been completed in Monterey County, with a positive test rate of 11.00%, according to the county health department.

Monterey County is in the purple tier of the Blueprint for a Safer Economy, meaning many non-essential indoor business operations are closed. Its adjusted case rate is at 18.7, and it needs to be at 7 or below to move up. It also has a 7.8% positivity rate, and that needs to be at 8% or below to move up.

Coronavirus essentials / Health

KION546 News Team

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