391 New COVID-19 Infections Reported as Weekly Cases Up in San Diego County

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Hospitalman Apprentice Jewel Guese, a sailor assigned to Naval Medical Center San Diego’s Naval Branch Health Clinic, Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, prepares vaccines at the clinic. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Luke Cunningham)

The San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency Friday reported 391 new COVID-19 infections and 3,025 new cases in the past week, a slight increase over the week prior.

Friday’s data increased the county’s cumulative coronavirus totals to 759,696 cases. The death count remained at 5,238.

The number of COVID-positive patients in San Diego County hospitals decreased by eight people on Friday to 95, according to the latest state data.

Of those patients, 13 were being treated in intensive care, up two from the previous day. The total number of available hospital beds countywide decreased by 16 to 258.

More than 2.94 million or 93.4% of San Diegans age 5 and older are at least partially vaccinated, while more than 2.6 million or 82.8% are fully vaccinated. A total of 1,301,056 or 58% of 2,242,187 eligible San Diegans have received a booster shot.

Information about COVID-19 testing and vaccination appointments is available at coronavirus-sd.com.

City News Service contributed to this article.