San Bernardino County coronavirus hospitalizations rise again – San Bernardino Sun

San Bernardino County coronavirus hospitalizations rise again – San Bernardino Sun


The number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 in San Bernardino County is rising again.

The number of confirmed cases in hospitals hadn’t been over 200 since early September, and got as low as 148 Sept. 25. But the number hit 207 Thursday, Oct. 8, after being 205 Wednesday, Oct. 7, and 200 on Tuesday, Oct. 6.

Hospitalization numbers always reflect the day before.

Hospitalizations remain far below their summer peak — 638 confirmed coronavirus patients July 25 — but officials are on guard against overpacked hospitals as winter comes and people start being hospitalized with the flu, too.

San Bernardino County reported another 10 deaths from COVID-19 and another 314 cases of the novel coronavirus Friday, Oct. 9.

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

San Bernardino County

Confirmed cases: 57,517 total, up 314 from Thursday, averaging 264 reported per day in the past week

Deaths: 984 total, up 10 from Thursday, averaging 3.1 reported per day in the past week

Hospital survey: 207 confirmed and 51 suspected patients hospitalized Thursday, including 35 confirmed and 10 suspected patients in the ICU, with 25 of 25 facilities reporting. The number of confirmed patients is up 19.7% from a week earlier.



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