Solano reports 11 children newly infected with COVID today

By Roger Straw, Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Solano COVID report: 39 new cases today and  377 active cases.  It’s still among us, folks – stay safe!

Solano County COVID report on Wednesday, April 21:
[Source: see far below.  See also my ARCHIVE spreadsheet of daily Solano COVID updates.]
Solano County COVID-19 Dashboard – SUMMARY:

On April 21, Solano County reported no new deaths, and the County reported 39 new COVID cases overnight, nearly double yesterday’s increase of 20 new cases.  Today we are back to 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 368 to 377.  Our percent positivity rate fell from 6.6% to 6.3%.

Cases among youth and young adults increasing

Today, children 0-17 years of age accounted for 28% of the County’s total of 39 new cases, far above the pandemic average of 12% of total cases.  Those aged 18-49 accounted for a typical 56%.  Today the County is reporting an extreme drop in numbers among those aged 50-64 (only 5 new cases, 13% of total) and those aged 65+ (only 1 new case, 3% 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 21:

  • Benicia added 3 new cases today, total of 931 cases since the outbreak began.
  • Dixon remained steady today, total of 1,842 cases.
  • Fairfield added 8 new cases today, total of 8,737 cases.
  • Rio Vista added 4 new cases today, total of 363 cases.
  • Suisun City added 5 new cases today, total of 2,197 cases.
  • Vacaville added 7 new cases today, total of 8,354 cases.
  • Vallejo added 12 new cases today, total of 9,561 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
3,848 11 17,760 22 6,620 5 3,847 1

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, Tuesday, April 20:

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.