Coronavirus cases, hospitalizations in San Bernardino County still on downward trend

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Coronavirus cases and hospitalizations in San Bernardino County continued to decline Thursday, June 10, with the county reporting 35 new cases and eight deaths.

Numbers released by the state showed 47 people were hospitalized with COVID-19 as of Wednesday, June 9, including 16 patients in the ICU. The number of hospitalized patients is down 18% from a week earlier.

The case positivity rate for the county has been holding steady at 1.5% this week.

Here are the latest numbers, according to county and state public health officials.

San Bernardino County

Confirmed cases: 298,843 total, up 35 from Wednesday, averaging 35 reported per day in the past week

Deaths: 4,599 total, up eight from Wednesday, averaging six reported per day in the past week

Hospital survey: 47 confirmed and 16 suspected patients hospitalized Wednesday, including 16 confirmed and three suspected patients in the ICU, with 25 of 25 facilities reporting. The number of confirmed patients is down 18% from a week earlier.

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Tests: 3,307,744 total, up 6,150 from Wednesday, averaging 5,652 reported per day in the past week

Resolved cases (estimate): 293,460 total, up 33 from Wednesday, averaging 43 per day in the past week

Vaccinations: San Bernardino County residents have received 1,570,674 doses, with 155,187 people partially vaccinated and another 730,835 fully vaccinated, as of Wednesday. The number of residents who have received at least one dose is up 22,780 in the past week.

Reopening plan tier: Orange (moderate risk level; some indoor business operations are open with modifications) based on these metrics as of Tuesday:

New cases per day per 100,000 residents: 1.5 Case rate adjusted for testing volume: 1.5 Test positivity rate: 1.0% (1.2% in socioeconomically disadvantaged neighborhoods) What’s next: The state plans to end the tier system and lift capacity and distancing restrictions for most businesses and activities on Tuesday, June 15.

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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