San Diego County reports 174 new COVID-19 cases, six deaths
Last updated 9/17/2020 at 5:18pm
SAN DIEGO (CNS) - San Diego County health officials reported 174 new COVID-19 infections and six deaths tied to the illness today, raising the region's totals to 43,619 cases and 754 deaths as the county waits to see if it will have to roll back business openings next week.
Of the 9,495 tests reported Thursday, just 2% returned positive - potentially a good sign as San Diego County appears poised to regress into the state's most restrictive public health tier due to increasing COVID-19 numbers by Tuesday when state data is released. However, as the data runs on a seven-day lag, it may be...