Solano County reports one COVID-related death and 105 new infections over the 4th of July weekend

By Roger Straw, Wednesday, July 07, 2021
[NOTE: this report is based on the July 7 Solano COVID update, which somewhat strangely showed the date July 6.  I’m presuming this was the County’s Wednesday July 7 update.  – R.S.]

Solano County reports 105 new COVID infections over the long holiday weekend, percent positive test rate up dramatically to 13.2%.

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 Tuesday, July 6.
[Source: see far below.  See also my ARCHIVE spreadsheet of daily Solano COVID updates.]
Solano County COVID-19 Dashboard – SUMMARY:

Solano County reported  105 new COVID cases since last Friday’s report, an average of 28 per dayMonthly: 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 212 ACTIVE cases today is down a bit from Friday’s 218 cases.  Our percent positivity rate rose significantly again today to 13.2%, up from 7.2%!  This is Solano’s HIGHEST POSITIVITY RATE IN 5 MONTHS – since February 4, 2021!  COVID is still out there – TAKE CARE!

One new Death…

Solano County reported 1 new death today, someone age 18 to 49, the County’s first death since June 4.  The County total is now 245 deaths since the pandemic began.

Hospitalizations on Tuesday, July 6:

Solano County reported an intake/discharge total of 13 CURRENTLY hospitalized persons with COVID today, 4 more than last Friday.  The County updates these plus/minus totals of CURRENTLY hospitalized cases with every report, but never reports on the cumulative total of hospitalized COVID patients, which must be independently discovered in the County’s infrequent 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, 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 Tuesday, July 6:
  • Benicia added 8 new cases today, a total of 1,038 cases since the outbreak began, 3.8% of its population of 27,570, (up from 3.7%).
  • Dixon added 1 new case today, total of 1,951 cases, 9.9% of its population of 19,794.
  • Fairfield added 24 new cases today, total of 9,249 cases, 7.9% of its population of 117,149.
  • Rio Vista added 2 new cases today, total of 399 cases, 4.2% of its population of 9,416.
  • Suisun City added 8 new cases today, total of 2,347 cases, 8.0% of its population of 29,447 (up from 7.9%).
  • Vacaville added 21 new cases today, a total of 8,984 cases, 9.1% its of population of 98,807.
  • Vallejo added 41 new cases today, a total of 10,078 cases, 8.4% of its population of 119,544.
  • Unincorporated areas remained steady for the 61st 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 COVID Dashboard, Friday, July 2:

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.