Chula Vista EOC Update July 27th

County of San Diego officials shared that cases are still high, community transmission is occurring and we are still on the state’s monitoring list

• The case rate is now 144/100,000 population. During the last five days, the case rate was a low of 152.4 to a high of 158.5. It’s moving in the right direction but we have a way to go to get down to fewer than 100 cases per 100,000 population. 

• County officials held a meeting with the City Managers/Administrators today from the 18 cities in the County to involve cities in implementing a compliance effort. The Board of Supervisors will consider an item next Tuesday regarding a plan for implementing compliance efforts in collaboration with city teams to ensure individuals, organizations and/or businesses are following public health guidelines.

• Community Outbreaks: We have continued outbreaks and officials are concerned. We now have had 120 community outbreaks since March. This is one of the metrics that contributes to our placement on the watch list. 

As of July 27, Global cases are 16,330,977 and 650,029 deaths; United States cases are 4,262,674 with 147,143 deaths; California, 453,155 cases with 8,454 deaths. In San Diego County, there are 27,507 cases and 533 deaths. There have been 2,405 residents admitted to the hospital with 618 of those admitted to the ICU. As of July 26, there are 3,545 cases in Chula Vista.

Anne Steinberger

Marketing and Communications Manager City of Chula Vista

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