The Perfect Enemy | San Diego County COVID-19 Update – 11-3-2022
December 6, 2022
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The COVID-19 virus continues to circulate in San Diego County and all people are urged to be vaccinated and receive the updated booster. Information on the virus and vaccine is available at this link. Following is this week’s COVID-19 update from the County Health and Human Services Agency with data through October 29, 2022.

Vaccination Progress:

  • More than 2.68 million or 80.3% of San Diegans received the primary series of one of the approved COVID-19 vaccines.
  • Boosters administered: 1,485,461 or 59.6% of 2,490,433 eligible San Diegans.
  • More vaccination information can be found at


  • Eight additional deaths were reported since the last report on Oct. 27, 2022. The region’s total is 5,532.
  • Of the eight additional deaths, four were wo­­­­­­men and four were men. They died between Oct. 12, 2022 and Oct. 21, 2022.
  • Four of the people who died were 80 years or older, two were in their 70s and two were in their 60s.
  • Five received at least the primary series of the vaccine and three had not.
  • All had underlying medical conditions.

Cases, Case Rates and Testing:

  • 1,702 COVID-19 cases were reported to the County in the past seven days (Oct. 25 to Oct. 31, 2022). The region’s total is now 931,279.
  • The 1,702 cases reported in the past week were slightly higher compared to the 1,569 infections identified the previous week (Oct. 18 to Oct. 24, 2022).
  • 5,650 tests were reported to the County on Oct. 29, and the percentage of new positive cases was 4.2% (Data through Oct. 29).
  • The 14-day rolling percentage of positive cases, among tests reported through Oct. 29, is 3.7%.

More Information:

Data updates to the County’s website will be published Thursdays around 5 p.m., with the exception of holidays.