Little change from last week: Coronavirus surge continues in San Diego region
Last updated 1/6/2021 at 4:51pm
San Diego County public health officials have reported 3,520 new cases of COVID-19 and no new deaths as of Jan. 3, bringing the county's totals to 168,020 cases and 1,592 deaths.
Jan. 3's cases marked the 34th consecutive day with more than 1,000 new infections, and the 25th overall with more than 2,000 new cases. It is the ninth time the 3,000-case mark has been crossed.
A record 4,478 cases were reported Jan. 1.
Of 14,419 tests reported Jan. 3, 24% returned positive, bringing the 14-day average rolling average to 12.5%.
The County Communications Office Jan. 3 reported 46 new hospitalizati...