CV EOC Update April 16th

Departments have been tracking COVID-19 related data for weeks. Staff will report data for posting on the City website on COVID-19 issues in the following categories: CVPD Calls for Service or COVID-19 related calls; CVFD Calls for Service for COVID-19 related calls; ACT Chula Vista reports on potential violations of Non-Essential Businesses and Social Gatherings; Park Ranger reports from patrols. Staff is analyzing data from the last few weeks and plans to begin posting on www.chulavistaca.gov/coronavirus starting April 17.

Plans are underway to coordinate two virtual community workshops in May. The first workshop is planned for the first week of May and will focus on a community meeting hosted by CVFD to present plans for Ambulance Transport Services and secure community input. The second workshop is planned for the second week in May and will feature a presentation on the development of the FY 2020-21 Budget and secure community input. The virtual community meetings will be held using the same platforms as the Council meetings in March and April.

The County of San Diego emphasized the need to “Stay the Course.” We’re only half way through April and we don’t want to let our guard down too early which could result in a spike in cases. 

As of April 16, Global cases are 2,113,226 and 140,371 deaths; United States cases are 648,788 with 30,920 deaths; California, 27,109 cases with 890 deaths. in San Diego County, there are 2,087 cases and 63 deaths. Of those cases, 52% are residents ages 20 – 49 years; 1,047 are male, 1,034 are female, and 6 are no gender reported. There have been 507 residents admitted to the hospital with 181 of those admitted to the ICU. As of April 15, there are 210 cases in Chula Vista. EOC staff is posting a chart with updates on the number of Chula Vista cases at www.chulavistaca.gov/coronavirus.

Anne Steinberger

Marketing and Communications Manager

City of Chula Vista

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