San Diego County health officials Tuesday reported 12 additional COVID-19 deaths, bringing the total to 31 in San Diego County since the pandemic began..
The age range of the new deaths is between 23 and 100 years. Eight were women and four were men. The deaths occurred between April 3 and April 6, 2020 and all the people who died had underlying medical conditions.
County health officials continue to encourage San Diegans to stay home to avoid contracting the virus and passing it to others. They are also urging people to wear a facial covering when in public conducting essential activities.
“We all need to do our part to slow the spread of COVID-19 and to help flatten the pandemic curve so that our local health care system is not overwhelmed,” Wooten said. “When you leave your place, cover your face.”
Through April 7, a total of 1,454 COVID-19 cases have been reported in San Diego County, including 50 new cases in the last day.
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