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, test, and vaccinate 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

These tables are updated daily (7-days a week).

Table 1. Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Among San Diego County Residents Since February 14, 2020
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Table updated August 5, 2021, with data through August 4, 2021.

New Cases Reported* = 1,159
  Count  % Change from
Previous Report
Cumulative Rate per 100,000
Total Cases 302,220 100% 9,016.7
Age Groups
0-9 years 17,202 5.7% 3,967.9
10-19 years 33,798 11.2% 7,792.7
20-29 years 68,633 22.7% 12,927.3
30-39 years 54,394 18.0% 11,100.5
40-49 years 42,655 14.1% 10,686.9
50-59 years 39,503 13.1% 9,767.1
60-69 years 25,298 8.4% 7,433.9
70-79 years 11,893 3.9% 5,949.5
80+ years 8,680 2.9% 7,243.7
Age Unknown 164
Female 154,026 51.3% 9,269.2
Male 146,138 48.7% 8,646.8
Unknown 2,056
Hospitalizations** 15,936 5.3% +23

Intensive Care***

1,730 0.6% +1
Deaths 3,806 1.3% +1
*This is the actual number of new cases received the previous day. Some reported cases may later be removed from the total number of cumulative cases through routine quality assurance processes. The actual number of new cases reported and the change from the previous report may not be the same.
**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.

Table 2. COVID-19 Molecular Tests Conducted in San Diego County^

Table updated August 5, 2021, with data through August 4, 2021.

New Tests Reported = 16,954

Average Tests Reported (7 Days) = 13,185

Percentage Positive (7 Days)^^ = 8.7%

Total Tests Since February 14, 2020 = 5,598,574

^Includes tests conducted for non-residents. Molecular tests refer to PCR or other type of nucleic acid amplification test (NAAT). Some days include a backlog of results from prior dates.
^^This is the number of positive tests divided by the total tests in the last 7 days by date reported. The number of positive tests may be higher than the number of confirmed cases because some individuals may be tested more than once.
Data are preliminary and subject to change


COVID-19 Watch Weekly Surveillance Report

COVID-19 Watch First Page

COVID-19 Watch—The San Diego County Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Weekly Surveillance Report is updated every Tuesday. (Data through week ending 7/31/21)




Additional Data on COVID-19 in San Diego County 

As of July 1, 2021, these reports are updated weekly on Wednesdays unless otherwise indicated.

Updated 8/04/21

COVID-19 Testing and Cases

COVID-19-Associated Hospitalizations

COVID-19-Associated Deaths

COVID-19 Vaccinations