SAN DIEGO–The ages of the people who died range from 64 to 100 years. Four are men and three are women and all had underlying medical conditions.
“Our sincere sympathies and condolences go out to the family and friends of all the people who have died because of COVID-19,” said Wilma Wooten, M.D., M.P.H., County public health officer. “The best way to protect those at higher risk of complications from COVID-19 is by staying at your regular home and wearing a face covering when in public.”
The age, gender and race and ethnic breakdown of the local COVID-19 deaths are:
Age: 80 and older (32), 70 to 79 (15), 60 to 69 (6), 50 to 59 (4), 40 to 49 (1) and 20 to 29 (2).
Nearly 28,000 tests have been administered to San Diegans. To date, 2,012 people have tested positive for COVID-19, including 82 new cases announced today.
Of the local cases, 1,017 (50.5%) were men and 989 (49.1%) were women. The gender of six people is unknown. Of the reported cases, 488 (24.3%) have required hospitalization and 173 (8.6%) of the total number of cases had to be placed in intensive care. Sixty (3%) have died.