COVID-19 cases slightly drop in San Bernardino County – San Bernardino County Sun

Coronavirus cases fell slightly this week in San Bernardino County, county and state data released Monday, Nov. 22, show.

San Bernardino County reported 2,554 new COVID-19 cases over the past week — an 11% drop compared to the week before — and 38 deaths. State data show 308 people hospitalized with the virus and 96 patients in intensive care units.

While cases have stayed mostly flat since mid-October, San Bernardino County has been in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s two highest risk tiers — high or substantial — all month.

The county also reported giving 14% fewer vaccine doses this week compared to the week before, but booster shots and children in the 5- to-11-age category getting vaccinated continue to keep county vaccination numbers higher than they were last month.

Here are the latest numbers. Vaccination and hospitalization data comes from the state and is as of Sunday, Nov. 21. Other numbers were reported by the county Monday.

San Bernardino County

Vaccinations

  • 2,432,447 doses administered so far to county residents
  • 1,226,393 residents have received at least one dose
  • 1,103,713 of those residents are fully vaccinated
  • 47,694 doses reported in the past week
  • 10,643 residents got their first dose in the past week
  • 7,711 residents became fully vaccinated in the past week

Confirmed cases

  • 361,403 total
  • 2,554 reported in the past week
  • 352,521 of the total cases are estimated to be resolved (living patients who tested positive more than 10 days ago)

Deaths

  • 5,900 total
  • 38 reported in the past week

Hospital survey (20 of 25 facilities reporting)

  • 308 confirmed and 13 suspected patients hospitalized
  • 96 confirmed and no suspected patients in the ICU

Tests

  • 4,796,145 total
  • 79,603 reported in the past week

How this past week compares to the week before

  • 14% fewer vaccine doses reported
  • 36% fewer residents got their first vaccination
  • 30% fewer residents became fully vaccinated
  • 11% fewer cases reported
  • 41% fewer deaths reported
  • 0.3% fewer confirmed patients in the hospital
  • 1% fewer confirmed patients in the ICU
  • 0.5% fewer tests reported

For information on cases, deaths and vaccinations by community in San Bernardino County, click here.

Here is a look at how the county’s numbers have changed each day:

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