COVID-19 in San Diego County

The County of San Diego is working closely with federal and state agencies and the local healthcare community to monitor and test for the COVID-19 virus in the region. For information about coronavirus disease nationwide, visit the CDC website.

County of San Diego Coronavirus Disease Dashboards

The table below provides information about positive cases of COVID-19 in San Diego County. 

Positive Cases in San Diego County Since February 14, 2020
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Table updated May 8, 2021, with data through May 7, 2021.

COVID-19 Case Summary San Diego County Residents
  Count  % Change From 
Previous Day
Rate per 100,000
Total Cases* 277,759 100% +226 8,286.9
Age Groups
0-9 years 15,144 5.5% 3,493.2
10-19 years 30,837 11.1% 7,110.0
20-29 years 62,168 22.4% 11,709.6
30-39 years 49,339 17.8% 10,068.9
40-49 years 39,459 14.2% 9,886.2
50-59 years 37,194 13.4% 9,196.2
60-69 years 23,870 8.6% 7,014.3
70-79 years 11,230 4.0% 5,617.8
80+ years 8,347 3.0% 6,965.8
Age Unknown 171
Gender
Female 141,658 51.4% 8,524.9
Male 134,153 48.6% 7,937.7
Unknown 1,948
Hospitalizations** 15,313 5.5% +20

Intensive Care***

1,691 0.6% +4
Deaths 3,725 1.3% +7

*There were 1,145 duplicate cases identified through quality assurance processes. These cases were removed from the case count on 4/23/21.

**Known hospitalizations; information is incomplete for many cases under investigation.

***Known admissions to intensive care; intensive care is a subset of hospitalizations, but percentage is of total cases.

Cases, hospitalizations, and deaths are added to this table as information becomes available; this may not be indicative of when the event occurred.

Data are preliminary and subject to change.

 

Additional Data on COVID-19 in San Diego County 

(5/8/21)

Weekly COVID-19 Surveillance Reports

  • Summary of Cases Among Persons Experiencing Homelessness Updated Wednesdays (5/5/21)
  • Summary of Variant Cases—A weekly summary of COVID-19 cases caused by a variant strain as determined by whole genome sequencing. Currently, cases caused by the B.1.1.7 strain, also known as the UK strain, have been identified in San Diego County.  The Variant Cases Summary is updated every Wednesday. (5/5/21)
  • COVID-19 Watch—The San Diego County Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Weekly Surveillance Report is updated every Tuesday. (Data through week ending 5/4/21)