The arrival of the Johnson & & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine will make it easier for San Diegans to be vaccinated against the virus.
The one-shot vaccine has actually arrived in the region and is being distributed the same way as the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines.
Some people have actually shown hesitancy to getting the most recent COVID-19 vaccine provided that it was 72% reliable in research study trials in the United States, compared to about 94% for Moderna and 95% for Pfizer after those vaccines required two dosages.
Nevertheless, health officials state the Johnson & & Johnson vaccine is just as effective as its counterparts at preventing serious illness from COVID-19 and was evaluated against virus variants. Also, all presently readily available vaccines were 100% effective at preventing hospitalizations and deaths during trials.
” San Diegans should get whichever vaccine is available when its their rely on get vaccinated,” Wilma Wooten, M.D., M.P.H., County public health officer. “All three vaccines are outstanding at avoiding people from getting seriously ill from COVID-19.”
Local vaccination websites are currently offering vaccine to San Diegans in Phase 1A and Phase 1B. Materials remain limited.
” Regardless of which shot you get, youll be secured from severe problems from COVID-19 and will have the ability to secure others who are waiting their turn to be vaccinated,” Wooten said.
Vaccination Progress:

More than 1.15 million COVID-19 vaccine doses have been provided to the area, and over 1.04 million have actually been logged as administered. Of those immunized to date, nearly 342,000 individuals, or 12.7% of San Diegans 16 and older, are fully vaccinated.
Overall, more than 643,000 County homeowners have actually received a minimum of one shot of two-dose vaccine. Thats 23.9% of those qualified.
The distinction between dosages delivered and those utilized in a vaccination represents roughly what is anticipated to be administered in the next 7 doses and days still to be gone into in the record system.
More details about vaccine distribution can be discovered on the Countys vaccination dashboard. For information on groups presently qualified and vaccination opportunities, visit vaccinationsuperstations.dom.

A COVID-19 vaccination is administered at the Grossmont Center Vaccination Super Station.
State Metrics:

San Diego Countys state-calculated, adjusted case rate is presently 10.8 cases per 100,000 locals (since March 2) and the region is in Purple Tier or Tier 1.
The screening positivity percentage is 4.2%, putting the County in Tier 3 or the Orange Tier. While the screening positivity rate for the County qualifies it for Tier 3, the state uses the most limiting metric– in this case the adjusted case rate– and appoints counties to that tier. Therefore, the County stays in the Purple Tier or Tier 1.
The Countys health equity metric, which takes a look at the testing positivity for areas with the least expensive healthy conditions, is 6% and is in the Red Tier or Tier 2. This metric does not move counties to more limiting tiers but is needed to advance to a less restrictive tier.
The California Department of Public Health examines counties on a weekly basis. The next report is set up for Tuesday, March. 9.

Neighborhood Setting Outbreaks:

No new neighborhood outbreaks were verified March 7.
Four community outbreaks were validated March 6: two in business settings and two in retail settings.
No neighborhood break outs were verified March 5.
In the previous seven days (March 1 through March 7), 24 neighborhood break outs were validated.
The variety of community outbreaks remains above the trigger of seven or more in seven days.
A community setting outbreak is specified as 3 or more COVID-19 cases in a setting and in people of various families over the previous 14 days.

Checking:

9,770 tests were reported to the County on March 7, and the percentage of brand-new positive cases was 3%.
The 14-day rolling average portion of favorable cases is 3.2%. Target is less than 8.0%.
The 7-day, day-to-day average of tests is 12,835.

Cases, Hospitalizations and ICU Admissions:

307 cases were reported to the County on March 7. The areas overall is now 263,275.
13,259 or 5% of all cases have actually needed hospitalization.
1,613 or 0.6% of all cases and 12.2% of hospitalized cases had to be confessed to an intensive care system.

Deaths:

The screening positivity percentage is 4.2%, positioning the County in Tier 3 or the Orange Tier. While the screening positivity rate for the County qualifies it for Tier 3, the state uses the most restrictive metric– in this case the adjusted case rate– and appoints counties to that tier. The County stays in the Purple Tier or Tier 1.
The California Department of Public Health assesses counties on a weekly basis. The next report is set up for Tuesday, March.

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More Information:
The more detailed data summaries found on the Countys coronavirus-sd. com site are upgraded around 5 p.m. daily

No new COVID-19 deaths were reported March 7. The areas overall is 3,390.
Five COVID-19 deaths were reported March 6.
3 males and two women passed away in between Jan. 28 and Jan. 30.
Of the five deaths, someone who died was 80 years or older, two people who died remained in their 70s and 2 remained in their 60s.
All had hidden medical conditions.
14 COVID-19 deaths were reported March 5.
10 males and 4 ladies passed away in between Jan. 16 and March 4.
Of the 14 deaths reported March 5, four people who died were 80 years or older, six remained in their 70s, one was in their 60s, 2 were in their 50s and one was in their 40s.
12 had hidden medical conditions and two did not.

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