|October 20, 2021|
COVID-19 cases compared over the past 2-months
SAN BERNARDINO – (INT) – County health officials confirm a sustained decrease in new COVID-19 cases.
A 2-month comparison on the county’s coronavirus dashboard finds case numbers and hospitalizations are trending down.
On August 9th, the County recorded 1,152 new COVID-19 cases in one day. By October 1st, there were 119 new cases in one day
On Aug. 17th, there were about 580 confirmed COVID-19 patients hospitalized in the county. On Oct. 5, there were 282 confirmed COVID-19 patients hospitalized.
ICU numbers are also dropping with 168 confirmed COVID-19 patients on Aug. 29 compared with 91 on Oct. 5.
“We are looking forward to the COVID-19 vaccine becoming available for children ages 5 to 11 and reaching the milestone of achieving 70% of our population vaccinated,” said Public Health Director Josh Dugas.
Currently, Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine is authorized by the FDA for people ages 12 and older.
In addition, all County vaccination sites are administering booster and additional doses to those who are eligible. No proof is required except a self-attestation form.
Story Date: October 11, 2021