For second-straight day, San Diego County reports more than 600 new coronavirus cases – 10News

SAN DIEGO (KGTV)– San Diego County reported 625 new coronavirus cases on Saturday, the regions second-highest daily boost of cases reported by officials.
San Diego Countys new cases reported a 6% positive rate out of 10,290 tests. Of the countys cases, 2,180 (9.4%) have needed hospitalization. Health authorities include that 2.5% of all cases and 26% of hospitalized cases have been moved to the ICU.
An extra 6 deaths due to COVID-19 were likewise reported, the county said. The deaths happened in between July 8 and July 16, and included 4 females and two males whose ages ranged from 60 to mid-90s. All had existing chronic conditions, the county said. The regions death toll is now at 478 deaths.
DATA: See San Diego Countys COVID-19 case data
Three new community outbreaks were recognized on Friday, according to the county– one in a restaurant/bar, one in a fitness center, and one in a federal government setting. A neighborhood outbreak is considered 3 or more confirmed cases from the exact same location.
As of Saturday, the county has 15 neighborhood outbreaks in seven days, more than double the trigger of 7 neighborhood break outs in a week.