COVID-19 hospitalizations continue steady decline as 1,415 new COVID-19 infections reported
Last updated 1/27/2021 at 6:09pm
SAN DIEGO (CNS) - San Diego County public health officials reported 1,415 new COVID-19 infections and 44 additional deaths from the virus Wednesday, as many businesses tentatively opened two days after the lifting of a state-imposed stay-at-home order.
A downward trend of positive case rates continued Wednesday as well, with just 9% of the county's reported 16,250 COVID-19 tests returning positive for a 14-day average of 9%. As recently as Jan. 13, that average was north of 13%.
Both hospitalizations and intensive care admissions continued to drop, with 1,465 people hospitalized with the vi...