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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 6,068 total cases of COVID-19.

  • 17 cases remain active
  • 5,979 people have recovered
  • 63 people have died
  • 3% travel-related cases
  • 64% person-to-person transmission
  • 33% community transmission

San Benito County Health and Human Services says there have been 30,791 negative test results. Positive cases range in age from 15 days to 101 years.

According to a state count, nobody is hospitalized.

San Benito County is in the orange tier of the Blueprint for a Safer Economy. Its adjusted case rate is at 3.1, and it needs to be at 1.9 or below to move up. It also has a 2.0% positivity rate, and that needs to be at 1.9% or below to move up.

SANTA CRUZ COUNTY:

There have been 16,264 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Santa Cruz County, according to the Santa Cruz County Health Services Agency, and 88 are active cases. 206 people have died. 15,970 people have recovered from the disease. A total of 134,958 people have tested negative.

  • 78.50% person-to-person transmission in household
  • 9.91% person-to-person in a healthcare setting
  • 7.19% person-to-person in close contact

496 have been hospitalized in total. According to a state count, 2 people are hospitalized.

Santa Cruz County is in the orange tier of the Blueprint for a Safer Economy. Its adjusted case rate is at 1.5, and it needs to be at 1.9 or below to move up. It also has a 0.5% positivity rate, and that needs to be at 1.9% or below to move up.

MONTEREY COUNTY:

There have been 43,662 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Monterey County. 383 people have died. 43,577 have been released from isolation.

The Monterey County Health Department says their total includes:

  • 1% travel-related cases
  • 29% community-acquired
  • 70% epidemiologically linked to a confirmed case

According to a state count, 8 people are currently hospitalized and one person is in the ICU.

Overall, 245,104 tests have been completed in Monterey County, with a positive test rate of 17.81%, according to the county health department.

Monterey County is in the orange tier of the Blueprint for a Safer Economy. Its adjusted case rate is at 2.6, and it needs to be at 1.9 or below to move up. It also has a 0.9% positivity rate, and that needs to be at 1.9% or below to move up.

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KION546 News Team

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