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San Diego County breaks 4K case mark on New Year's; more contagious strain spreading


Last updated 1/1/2021 at 5:55pm

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - San Diego County public health officials have reported 4,478 new coronavirus cases along with three additional cases of a new, more contagious variant of the virus first discovered in the U.K.

The County Communications Office reported 45 new hospitalizations on New Year's Day from the coronavirus, three of them in intensive care, along with 58 new deaths.

Those cases marked the 32nd consecutive day with more than 1,000 new infections, and the 23nd overall with more than 2,000 new cases. It is the seventh time the 3,000 case mark has been crossed and the first time th...

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