Chula Vista EOC Update July 22nd

County of San Diego officials shared that after a couple days of declining case rates, the numbers are rising again. We need to work together to turn this around soon – or another shut down in the state could be coming

• The case rate is now 154.8/100,000 population (Monday data: 145.3/100,000 population). 

• Cases reported in the last four days:7/18 – 568; 7/19 – 453; 7/20 – 385; 7/21 – 587. Dr Wooten explained that we would need to report 234 cases or fewer per day for 14 consecutive days to reach the required metric of fewer than 100/100,000 population. We have not seen numbers that low since early June.

• County is launching a Safe Reopening Compliance Team that will work with cities to educate and work with businesses to achieve compliance. Officials are prepared to take actions to ensure compliance.

• Community Outbreaks: We have continued outbreaks and officials are concerned. We now have had 110 community outbreaks since March.  

As of July 22, Global cases are 15,016,440 and 618,001 deaths; United States cases are 3,925,025 with 142,401 deaths; California, 409,598 cases with 7,890 deaths. In San Diego County, there are 25,107 cases and 505 deaths. There have been 2,279 residents admitted to the hospital with 592 of those admitted to the ICU. As of July 20, there are 3,139 cases in Chula Vista.

Anne Steinberger

Marketing and Communications Manager

City of Chula Vista

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