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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 5,708 total cases of COVID-19.

  • 55 cases remain active
  • 5,592 people have recovered
  • 61 people have died
  • 3% travel-related cases
  • 63% person-to-person transmission
  • 34% community transmission

San Benito County Health and Human Services says there have been 27,486 negative test results. Positive cases range in age from 15 days to 101 years.

According to a state count, 2 people are hospitalized, and nobody 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 10.0, and it needs to be at 7 or below to move up. It also has a 5.6% positivity rate, and that needs to be at 8% or below to move up.

SANTA CRUZ COUNTY:

There have been 14,760 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Santa Cruz County, according to the Santa Cruz County Health Services Agency, and 340 are active cases. 187 people have died. 14,233 people have recovered from the disease. A total of 117,318 people have tested negative.

  • 78.08% person-to-person transmission in household
  • 10.05% person-to-person in healthcare setting
  • 7.28% person-to-person in close contact

441 have been hospitalized in total. According to a state count, 11 people are currently hospitalized, and 2 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 6.5, and it needs to be at 7 or below to move up. It also has a 2.9% positivity rate, and that needs to be at 8% or below to move up.

MONTEREY COUNTY:

There have been 42,362 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Monterey County. 329 people have died. 42,125 have been released from isolation.

The Monterey County Health Department says their total includes:

  • 1% travel-related cases
  • 32% community-acquired
  • 67% epidemiologically linked to a confirmed case

According to a state count, 40 people are currently hospitalized and 8 are in the ICU.

Overall, 223,851 tests have been completed in Monterey County, with a positive test rate of 18.92%, 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 10.1, and it needs to be at 7 or below to move up. It also has a 4.6% positivity rate, and that needs to be at 8% or below to move up.

Coronavirus essentials / Health

KION546 News Team

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