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San Diego County COVID-19 Update – 6-9-2021

Teenage boy gets his COVID-19 vaccination.

Here is today’s COVID-19 update from the County Health and Human Services Agency with data through June 8.

Vaccination Progress:

  • Doses delivered: More than 4.21 million.
  • Doses administered: Nearly 3.82 million.
  • Received at least one shot: Over 2.08 million or 74.3% of San Diegans 12 and older.
  • Fully vaccinated: Almost 1.7 million or 60.6%.
  • The goal: fully vaccinate 75% of San Diego County residents 12 and older or 2,101,936 people.
  • To date, 99.1% of the goal population has received at least one vaccine and 80.8% are fully vaccinated.
  • More vaccination information can be found coronavirus-sd.com/vaccine.

State Metrics:

  • San Diego County’s state-calculated, adjusted case rate is currently 1.2 cases per 100,000 residents, placing the County in the Yellow Tier.
  • The testing positivity percentage is 1.1% and the County is in the Yellow Tier.
  • The health equity metric is 1.3%, placing the County in the Yellow Tier.
  • The state’s metric system will be retired June 15.

Community Setting Outbreaks:

  • Two new community outbreaks were confirmed June 8: one in a business setting and one in a TK-12th grade school setting.
  • In the past seven days (June 2 through June 8), four community outbreaks were confirmed.
  • The community outbreaks trigger is more than seven in a 7-day period.

Testing:

  • 11,385 tests were reported to the County on June 8, and the percentage of new positive cases was 0.5%.
  • The 14-day rolling average percentage of positive cases is 0.8%. Target is less than 8.0%.
  • The 7-day, daily average of tests is 10,531.

Cases, Hospitalizations and ICU Admissions:

  • 62 COVID-19 cases were reported to the County on June 8. The region’s total is now 280,940.
  • 15,450 or 5.5% of all cases have required hospitalization.
  • 1,711 or 0.6% of all cases and 11.1% of hospitalized cases had to be admitted to an intensive care unit.

Deaths:

  • One new death was reported June 8. The region’s total is 3,765.
  • A man in his 60s with underlying medical conditions died June 7, 2021.

More Information:

The more detailed data summaries found on the County’s coronavirus-sd.com website are updated around 5 p.m. daily.

José A. Álvarez is a communications specialist with the County of San Diego Communications Office. Contact