COVID-19 takes another life in Solano County – fifth death reported on April 29

Wednesday, April 29: 5 new cases, 1 new death, total now 254 cases, 5 deaths

Solano County Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Updates and Resources.  Check out basic information in this screenshot.  IMPORTANT: The County’s interactive page has more.  On the County website, you can click on “Number of cases” and then hover over the charts for detailed information.

Previous report, Tuesday, April 28


Solano County reported 5 NEW POSITIVE CASES today – total is now 2541 new death, total now at 5.


  • No new cases of young persons under 19 years of age, total of 5 cases, 2% of total confirmed cases.
  • All 5 of the new cases were persons 19-64 years of age, total of 199 cases, 78%, of the total.   No new deaths, total of 2.  Note that only 29 of the 199 cases in this age group (15%) were hospitalized at one time.  (It is unclear whether the 2 deaths were ever hospitalized.)
  • No new cases of persons 65 or older, total of 50 cases, 20% of the total.  The number of non-severe plus hospitalized persons in this age group is sadly one fewer today; one among that group is now counted as today’s one new death, total of 3.

HOSPITALIZATIONS: 51 of Solano’s 254 cases resulted in hospitalizations, same as yesterday.  Good news – no increase in hospitalizations!

ACTIVE CASES:  55 of the 254 are active cases,
11 more than in yesterday’s report.  Evidently 5 new cases today and 6 others previously known are now considered “active.”

The County’s “Hospital Impact” graph (below) is virtually the same as yesterday.  12 of the 51 hospitalized cases are currently hospitalized.  With the increase in active cases today, still only 12 of the 55 active cases are currently hospitalized.  The County’s count of ICU beds available and ventilator supply remains at “GOOD” at 31-100%. (No information is given on our supply of test kits, PPE and staff.)


  • Vallejo added 3 of today’s 5 new cases, total of 117.
  • Fairfield added 1 of today’s 5 new cases, total of 56.
  • Vacaville remains at 35.
  • Suisun City added 1 of today’s 5 new cases, total of 16.
  • Benicia remains at 14.
  • Dixon, Rio Vista and “Unincorporated” are still not assigned numerical data: today all remain at <10 (less than 10).  Residents and city officials have been pressuring County officials for city case counts for many weeks.  Today’s data is welcome, but still incomplete.


The County reports that 3,676 residents have been tested as of today.  This is an increase of only 106 individuals tested since yesterday’s total of 3,570.  Yesterday the County reported 505 new tests – why the significant drop?  Testing should be on the increase!  We have a long way to go: less than 8 tenths of 1% of Solano County’s 447,643 residents (2019) have been tested.

Solano’s upward curve in cumulative cases – as of April 29

The chart above shows the infection’s trajectory in Solano County.  It’s too soon to tell, but we may be seeing a flattening of the curve!

Still incredibly important – everyone stay home and be safe!