COVID-19 cases continue spike as new year approaches
Fallbrook Regional Health District plans several new testing events as demand surges
Last updated 12/30/2020 at 1:29am
It may be a new week and nearly a new year, but the story remains much the same: coronavirus cases are still going up locally.
San Diego County public health officials on Sunday, Dec. 27, reported 3,132 new COVID-19 infections – the 27th consecutive day with more than 1,000 cases.
There were no new virus-related deaths reported, but Dec. 27 was, however, the 19th day with more than 2,000 new cases.
Another 50 people also were hospitalized, according to Dec. 27's data, and seven new patients were sent to intensive care units.
The weekly average case rate for the 92028 ZIP code – which a...