SD County inches closer to widespread COVID-19 tier, SDSU reports 110 new cases


Last updated 9/9/2020 at 3:59pm

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - State data released Tuesday, Sept. 8 shows San Diego County is regressing in its fight against COVID-19, with the number of new cases per 100,000 people reaching 6.9 and the percentage of positive tests at 4.2%, perilously close to slipping into the ``widespread'' tier like much of the rest of the state.

The county is in Tier 2 or the ``substantial'' tier, the state's second most strict. With a slight bump in new cases per 100,000, San Diego could find itself closing recently opened businesses.

The numbers for the widespread tier -- which every other Southern Califor...

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