Solano County COVID numbers all showing increase in infections, especially among ages 18-49

By Roger Straw, Saturday, July 10, 2021

Solano County’s Friday July 9 report: 91 new COVID infections over 2 days, active cases up by 52, ICU beds down from 52% available to only 35%.  70% of new cases among those age 18-49.

See: All about the DELTA VARIANT.  Also, People with mild COVID can have long-term health problems.  And: More than 70% of COVID-19 patients studied report having at least one “long haul” symptom that lasts for months.”  It’s not over yet!

Solano County COVID report on Friday, July 9:
[The County’s Friday report was not posted until Saturday, July 10.
Sources: see below.  See also my ARCHIVE spreadsheet of daily Solano COVID updates.]
Solano County COVID-19 Dashboard – SUMMARY:

Solano County reported  91 new COVID cases since Wednesday’s report, an average of 45 per day!!  Compare: Solano County saw 1,288 new cases in April, an average of 43 per day.  In May, Solano reported 920 new cases, an average of 30 per day.  In June, we saw 751 new cases in Solano, an average of 23 new infections each day.

Solano’s 264 ACTIVE cases today is our highest since mid-May and up significantly from Wednesday’s 212 cases.  Our percent positivity rate was down today to 8.9%, from Wednesday’s shockingly high 13.2%.  Availability of ICU beds dropped to 35%, our lowest level since April 20.  COVID is definitely still out there – TAKE CARE!

Solano County reported no new deaths today.  The County total is now 245 deaths since the pandemic began.

Hospitalizations on Friday, July 9:

Solano County reported an intake/discharge total of 16 CURRENTLY hospitalized persons with COVID today, 3 more than Wednesday.  The County updates the total of CURRENTLY hospitalized cases with every report, but never reports on the cumulative total of hospitalized COVID patients over the course of the pandemic.  That total must be independently discovered in the County’s occasional update of the demographic chart labeled “Hospitalizations by Age Group.”  That chart hasn’t been updated since June 30, when a total of 1,304 persons had been hospitalized since the beginning of the outbreak, in the following age groups:

Age Group Hospitalizations % of Total
0-17 27 2%
18-49 326 25%
50-64 340 26%
65+ 611 47%
TOTAL 1,304 100%

Hospitalizations are also recorded on the County’s demographic chart labeled “Hospitalizations by Race / Ethnicity.”  Here are the current numbers.  Interestingly, the total doesn’t square with totals by age groups.  (My hunch is that the County has not updated this chart for a time.)

Race / Ethnicity Hospitalizations % of Total
Asians 184 15%
Black / African American 197 16%
Hispanic / Latinx 327 27%
White 405 34%
Multirace / Others 85 7%
TOTAL 1,198 99%
Cases by City on Friday, July 9:
  • Benicia added 2 new cases today, a total of 1,040 cases since the outbreak began, 3.8% of its population of 27,570,.
  • Dixon added 2 new case today, total of 1,953 cases, 9.9% of its population of 19,794.
  • Fairfield added 20 new cases today, total of 9,269 cases, 7.9% of its population of 117,149.
  • Rio Vista added 1 new case today, total of 400 cases, 4.2% of its population of 9,416.
  • Suisun City added 3 new cases today, total of 2,350 cases, 8.0% of its population of 29,447.
  • Vacaville added 31 new cases today, a total of 9,015 cases, 9.1% its of population of 98,807.
  • Vallejo added 32 new cases today, a total of 10,110 cases, 8.4% of its population of 119,544.
  • Unincorporated areas remained steady for the 63rd day in a row today (no increase since May 8!), total of 103 cases (population figures not available).
Solano Public Health

See latest info on California’s COVID web page.  See also the Solano County Public Health Coronavirus Resources and Updates page(Click on the image at right to go directly to the page, or click on various links below to access the 10 sections on the County’s page.)

Solano County Guidance (posted June 15, 2021)

COMPARE: From the most recent report on Solano County’s COVID Dashboard, Wednesday, July 7:

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 4 or 5pm.  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.