Tracking the coronavirus in San Mateo County

Tracking the coronavirus in San Mateo County

42,339
confirmed cases
581
deaths
71.3%
of residents are at least partially vaccinated

The latest trends

The San Mateo County Health Department announces new cases and deaths each day, though bottlenecks in testing and reporting lags can introduce delays.

Today, the county tallied 8 new cases and 0 deaths.

Experts say the true number of people infected is unknown and likely much higher than official tallies.

So far, 1 out of every 18 people in the county has tested positive. Over the past week, the county has averaged 9 new cases and 0 new deaths per day. The county does not provide a tally of how many people have recovered from COVID-19.

Seven-day averages offer a more stable view of the trend than daily totals. On the cases chart, gray bars mark when errors in a state computer system delayed the tabulation of new cases.

State and local officials are closely watching the latest figures as they weigh when and how to reopen. Over the last seven days, officials have reported 65 new cases, which amounts to 8 per 100,000 residents.

Mapping the cases

Cases have been reported in 32 of San Mateo County's cities and communities.

Vaccines

So far, 71.3% of San Mateo County residents have received at least one dose and 63.1% are fully vaccinated.

To date, 996,756 vaccines have been administered. Over the last seven days, an average of 1,585 doses per day have been given out.

State data show roughly 74% of the county’s seniors have received at least a single shot, or 115,267 people.

Vaccinations by age group
Fully vaccinated Partially vaccinated Not vaccinated

The race of about 15.1% of people who have been vaccinated is unknown, leading to an undercount of the totals below. Regardless, the tallies offer the best available view of racial disparities.

Vaccinations by race
Fully vaccinated Partially vaccinated Not vaccinated

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Hospitals and patients

There are now 6 patients admitted to county hospitals with a confirmed case of COVID-19, a change of -14.3% from two weeks ago. Of those, 2 are in an intensive care unit. More information about the strain placed on local hospitals can be found on The Times’s hospital tracker.

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Unemployment

Shutdown orders have closed businesses and put thousands out of work. As parts of the economy reopen, some people have regained employment, though many remain jobless. The unemployment rate in San Mateo County is 5.8%, lower than the state average.

Unemployment rate for all California counties
Bureau of Labor Statistics

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