Residents of Vacaville account for half of Solano’s 40 new COVID cases today

By Roger Straw, Thursday, April 22, 2021

Solano COVID report: 40 new cases today and  397 active cases.  Vacaville residents are only 22% of Solano population, but had 50% of new cases today and doubled their March/April average of 10 new cases per day.

Solano County COVID report on Thursday, April 22:
[Source: see far below.  See also my ARCHIVE spreadsheet of daily Solano COVID updates.]
Solano County COVID-19 Dashboard – SUMMARY:

On April 22, Solano County reported no new deaths, but the County reported 40 new COVID cases overnight, near our average over the first two weeks of April, 39 new cases per day.   Last week we saw 348 new cases, or slightly under 50 per day.  Reports are that Solano will not be joining all other Bay Area counties in the State’s orange tier anytime soon.  Solano’s Active cases rose today from 377 to 397.  Our percent positivity rate fell from 6.3% to 6.0%.

Cases among youth and young adults increasing

Today, children 0-17 years of age accounted for 22% of the County’s total of 40 new cases, far above the group’s pandemic average of 12% of total cases.  Those aged 18-49 accounted for a 60%.  Today the County is reporting a continued low in numbers among those aged 50-64 (only 4 new cases, 10% of total) and those aged 65+ (only 3 new cases, 7% of total).  This chart shows the increase among younger age groups since last July.

>> The virus is still on the move here.  Stay safe, get vaccinated, wear a mask and social distance!  We will get through this together.

Cases by City on April 22:

  • Benicia added 4 new cases today, total of 935 cases since the outbreak began.
  • Dixon added 3 new cases today, total of 1,845 cases.
  • Fairfield added only 4 new cases today, total of 8,741 cases.
  • Rio Vista added 1 new case today, total of 368 cases.
  • Suisun City added 1 new case today, total of 2,198 cases.
  • Vacaville added 20 (!) new cases today, total of 8,374 cases.  Vacaville has averaged 10 new cases per day over the last month.
  • Vallejo added 7 new cases today, total of 9,568 cases.
  • Unincorporated areas remained steady today, total of 101 cases.

Most new cases are among those of us age 0-49!  Please stay safe, and if you catch it, please don’t pass it on to your elders!

Solano Age Groups – Total & New Cases reported today
0-17 Total Cases New cases today 18-49 Total Cases New cases today 50-64 Total Cases New cases today 65+ Total Cases New cases today
3,857 9 17,784 24 6,624 4 3,850 3

Ages 0-17 reached 12.0% of all cases for the first time this week
Ages 18-49 count for 55.4% of all cases
Ages 50-64 count for 20.6% of all cases
Ages 65+ count for 12.0% of all cases

COMPARE: Screenshots from Solano County COVID Dashboard yesterday, Wednesday, April 21:

The data on this page is from today’s and the previous Solano County COVID-19 Dashboard.  The Dashboard is full of much more information and updated weekdays around 4pm.  On the County’s dashboard, you can hover a mouse or click on an item for more information.  Note the tabs at top for SummaryDemographics and Vaccines.  Click here to go to today’s Solano County Dashboard.