San Diego County Reports 1,120 New COVID-19 Cases, 3 Deaths

Doctors intubate a coronavirus patient in the COVID-19 ICU at Providence Mission Hospital in Mission Viejo. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

San Diego County public health officials reported 1,120 new cases of COVID-19 and three additional deaths Saturday.

Saturday’s data increased the county’s cumulative totals to 338,748 cases and 3,914 deaths since the pandemic began.

Nearly 4.56 million vaccine doses have been administered in the county, with 2.41 million — or 85.9% of San Diego County residents — having received at least one dose. Fully vaccinated county residents now number more than 2.11 million, or around 75.4% of the county’s eligible population, according to the county’s health department.

No-cost COVID-19 vaccines are widely available in the region. They can be found at medical providers, pharmacies, community clinics and county public health centers for people who do not have a medical provider. A list of locations and more information is available at

San Diego County’s case rate per 100,000 residents was 38.7 overall as of Wednesday, 15.2 for fully vaccinated people and 68 for not fully vaccinated San Diegans.