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COVID-19 on the Central Coast

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MONITORING DATA:

Monterey County- Case rate per 100,000 over 14 days at 224.6, should be less than 100. Testing positivity percentage 7-day average at 14.6%, should be less than 8%.

Santa Cruz County- Case rate per 100,000 over 14 days at 123.0, should be less than 100.

San Benito County- Case rate per 100,000 over 14 days at 160.9, should be less than 100. Testing positivity rate percentage 7-day average at 13.1%, should be less than 8%.

SAN BENITO COUNTY:

San Benito County Health and Human Services confirms 709 total cases of COVID-19.

  • 51 cases remain active
  • 654 people have recovered
  • Four people have died
  • 22 travel-related cases
  • 382 person-to-person transmission
  • 208 community transmission
  • 97 under investigation

San Benito County Health and Human Services says 9,256 total patients have been tested. 8,519 people have tested negative. Those tested range in age from 5 days to 101 years old.

According to a state count, 2 people are currently hospitalized and one is in the ICU.

SANTA CRUZ COUNTY:

There have been 1,229 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Santa Cruz County, according to the Santa Cruz County Health Services Agency. Six people have died. Two were identified as being the result of community spread. 373 people have recovered from the disease. A total of 28,510 people have tested negative.

  • 38% person-to-person transmission
  • 8% community transmission
  • 7% travel-related

95 have been hospitalized in total. According to a state count, 12 people are currently hospitalized and 3 are in the ICU.

MONTEREY COUNTY:

There have been 5,156 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Monterey County. 35 people have died. 3,207 have recovered.

The Monterey County Health Department says their total includes:

  • 1% travel-related cases
  • 46% community acquired
  • 53% epidemiologically linked to confirmed case

321 people have been hospitalized in total. According to a state count, 51 people are currently hospitalized and 18 are in the ICU.

Overall, 50,315 tests have been completed in Monterey County, with a positive test rate of 10.25%, according to the county health department.

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KION546 News Team

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