San Diego County reports 1,720 new COVID-19 cases; ICU patients record set
Last updated 1/20/2021 at 7:03pm
SAN DIEGO (CNS) - The number of coronavirus patients in intensive care units in San Diego County set a record Wednesday, according to public health officials, who also reported 1,720 new COVID-19 cases and 65 additional deaths.
The number of hospitalizations overall related to COVID-19 decreased to 1,706, the lowest number in two weeks, after setting a record of 1,804 hospitalized patients on Jan. 12.
Conversely, the number of coronavirus patients in ICUs reached a record 430 on Wednesday, while another 242 patients are in ICUs for other reasons.
A total of 39 staffed ICU beds are available...