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436 new COVID-19 cases were reported in San Diego County bringing total to 12,837

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Posted at 3:26 PM, Jun 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-28 00:55:47-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV and CNS) -- For the second straight day, San Diego County has recorded over 400 new COVID-19 cases, health officials announced Saturday.

The county is reporting 436 new cases Saturday, bringing the total to 12,837.

Officials also reported only six communities outbreaks were identified in the past week which falls beneath the county's community outbreak trigger of seven in seven days.

The number of recoveries reached 8,954, while the number of deaths increased by two raising the total to 360 for San Diego County.

The deaths reported Saturday were of a woman and a man who died June 25 and their ages were in the early 70s and 80s, officials said. The man who died did not have underlying health conditions.

Saturday marked the sixth time in seven days that health authorities reported more than 300 new COVID-19 cases. On Friday, the county reported 440 new cases, a record.

Stay with 10News for updates on this developing story.

READ THE COUNTY'S RELEASE BELOW

SAN DIEGO COUNTY COVID-19 UPDATE FOR SATURDAY, JUNE 27, 2020.

Community Outbreaks:

  • In the past seven days, six community outbreaks were identified; same figure as yesterday.
  • The number of community outbreaks falls beneath the trigger of seven in seven days.

Testing:

  • 9,172 tests were reported to the County June 26 and 5% were positive new cases.
  • The 14-day rolling average percentage of positive tests is 3.5%.

Cases:

  • 436 new cases were reported in San Diego County for a total of 12,837.
  • 1,730 or 13.5% of cases have required hospitalization.
  • 475 or 3.7% of all cases and 27.5% of hospitalized cases had to be admitted to an intensive care unit.

Deaths:

  • Two more COVID-19 deaths were reported today, and the region’s total is now 360.
  • One woman and one man died June 25 and their ages were in the early 70s and 80s.
  • The man who died did not have underlying health conditions.