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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 4,778 total cases of COVID-19.

  • 720 cases remain active
  • 4,016 people have recovered
  • 42 people have died
  • 3% travel-related cases
  • 63% person-to-person transmission
  • 34% community transmission

San Benito County Health and Human Services says 23,992 people have tested negative. Positive cases range in age from 15 days to 101 years.

According to a state count, 19 people are hospitalized, and seven are 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 95.9, and it needs to be at 7 or below to move up. It also has a 16.3% positivity rate, and that needs to be at 8% or below to move up.

SANTA CRUZ COUNTY:

There have been 11,715 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Santa Cruz County, according to the Santa Cruz County Health Services Agency, and 3,017 are active cases. 113 people have died. 8,585 people have recovered from the disease. A total of 101,510 people have tested negative.

  • 75.94% person-to-person transmission in household
  • 10.860% person-to-person in healthcare setting
  • 7.31% person-to-person in close contact

346 have been hospitalized in total. According to a state count, 80 people are currently hospitalized, and 12 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 53.2, and it needs to be at 7 or below to move up. It also has a 12.3% positivity rate, and that needs to be at 8% or below to move up.

MONTEREY COUNTY:

There have been 34,959 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Monterey County. 249 people have died. 14,307 have recovered.

The Monterey County Health Department says their total includes:

  • 1% travel-related cases
  • 42% community-acquired
  • 57% epidemiologically linked to a confirmed case

According to a state count, 209 people are currently hospitalized and 24 are in the ICU.

Overall, 193,454 tests have been completed in Monterey County, with a positive test rate of 18.07%, 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 84.3, and it needs to be at 7 or below to move up. It also has a 20.0% positivity rate, and that needs to be at 8% or below to move up.

Coronavirus essentials / Health

KION546 News Team

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