Pandemic ebbs in SD County; infections, hospitalizations down locally
Last updated 2/10/2021 at 4:41pm
The current wave of the coronavirus pandemic appears to be ebbing in San Diego County, with new infections down locally and countywide, and hospitalizations declining as well.
A total of 926 new cases reported on Feb. 2 broke a 63-day streak with more than 1,000 cases, though the number edged back up above 1,000 to come in at 1,598 new cases two days later on Feb. 4. Another 1,230 new cases were reported on Feb. 7.
Feb. 7’s report pushed the aggregate coronavirus numbers in the county to 246,564 cases and 2,821 deaths from the disease since the pandemic started.
Of the 19,919 tests report...