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COVID-19 Status Update for 12/02/2022

Marin County COVID-19 Status Update for December 2, 2022 includes:  Protecting Shelter Residents; "Triple-demic" Update; CDC Transmission Level Change; and updated local COVID-19 data.

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COVID-19 Status Update for 10/21/2022

Update for October 21, 2022 includes: Understanding COVID-19 Deaths in Marin; Pronóstico de Otoño de COVID; Where To Get A Booster (As Early As Next Week); COVID Community Level; Updated local COVID-19 Data.

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The Marin County COVID-19 Status Update is published weekly and as needed to share important news and resources related to the COVID-19 pandemic response. We remain here for you.

 

Understanding COVID-19 Deaths in Marin

COVID-19 is still a leading cause of preventable death in our community. To better understand factors contributing to mortality, Marin County Public Health analyzed all deaths in the past 6 months. Here’s what we found:

  • For the past six months, COVID deaths have been about evenly split between residents of long term care facilities and people living in the community. This is a shift from the prior pattern, where two thirds of deaths were among facility residents.
  • Among residents living in the community who died from COVID, 35 percent were not fully vaccinated, and the average age of death was 10 years younger than that of facility residents (77 versus 87 years, respectively.)

This means that deaths among unvaccinated older adults who are infected in the community are a major contributor to ongoing and preventable COVID-19 mortality in Marin County.

 

Pronóstico de Otoño de COVID

¿Ha comenzado la ola de otoño en Marín? Karina Arambula revisa los datos locales y globales y ofrece consejos sobre cómo mantenerse a salvo.

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Where To Get A Booster (As Early As Next Week):

Schedule below is valid through November 19. Advanced appointments are encouraged: select the clinic name to schedule an appointment. Walk-in appointments are available while supplies last.

Both clinics now offer boosters for everyone 5 years and older! To view other pop-up clinics, visit Marin HHS’s Vaccine Finder. *= Also offers flu shots for people 6 months and older.

 

Know your COVID-19 Community Level

The CDC’s COVID-19 Community Levels are a tool to help communities decide what prevention steps to take based on the latest data. Take precautions to protect yourself and others from COVID-19 based on the COVID-19 Community Level in Marin or other community in which you live, work or visit.

Location

Todays’ COVID-19 Community Level:

Suggested Prevention Steps:

Marin County

LOW

People may choose to mask at any time. People with symptoms, a positive test, or exposure to someone with COVID-19 should wear a mask.

 

COVID-19 Data Update:

Below is just a snapshot of local COVID-19 data. Find a more in-depth analysis of COVID-19 trends on the Marin Data & Surveillance webpage, our Data FAQ, or Marin County's Open Data Portal.

Data sets updated weekly (published on Fridays) include:

  • COVID-19 vaccination rates
  • COVID-19 cases & deaths among facility staff and residents
  • Weekly/Cumulative count of COVID-19 deaths among Marin residents
  • State COVID-19 Data

Status updates are now published weekly on Fridays. “Change from Last Status Update” accounts for 7 days of data, unless noted otherwise (view past status updates).

COVID-19 Case Data

Today’s Report

Change from Last Status Update on Oct. 14, 2022

Total Confirmed Cumulative Cases

41,985

+ 109

“Active Cases” (Confirmed in Past 10 Days)

133

- 37

Total Cumulative Deaths

270

+ 0

Current COVID-19 Hospitalizations

9

- 5

Current COVID-19 ICU Patient Census

0

- 1

 

COVID-19 Vaccination Data

Today’s Report

Change from Last Week

Percent of Marin residents vaccinated with at least one dose

98% **

N/A**

Percent of Marin population who have completed vaccine series.

92.5%*

+ 0.2%

Percent of Marin residents who have received a Booster/3rd Dose

67.4%*

+ 0.2%

* Note that this percentage is out of all Marin residents including children younger than 6 months.

** As population estimates may not be precise, the proportion of vaccinated people in any group will be displayed up to, but not higher than 98%

Change from Last Week

 

Residential Care & Skilled Nursing Facility COVID-19 data:

Today’s Report

Positive Patients at Facilities cumulative

2,258

+ 19

Positive Patients at Facilities current

35

+ 10

Positive Staff at Facilities current

13

 + 5

Facility Patient Deaths

169

+ 0

Facility Patient Deaths as percentage of all COVID+ deaths

62.6%

 + 0.0%

 

 

 

State COVID-19 data:

Today’s Report

Change from Last Week

California Confirmed Cases

10,476,942

+ 18,150

California Deaths

95,808

+ 204

 

 

 

Resource Link Library

 

What to do if...

 

You’ve tested Positive | You’ve been exposed to someone with COVID-19

 

Online Resources

 

Vaccine locations | Booster Information | Free COVID-19 testing | Marin COVID-19 Data | State COVID-19 Data | State Race & Ethnicity Data  | State Variant Data | CDC Community Transmission Data

 

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