People wait in line at a super vaccination station set up in an empty department store during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Chula Vista. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo

San Diego County health officials reported 1,637 new COVID-19 cases Sunday and 31 additional deaths from COVID-19.

Saturday marked the 55th consecutive day with more than 1,000 cases.

Out of 25,922 test results received in the past day, 6% were positive, as the 14-day rolling average of positive tests ticked down again, to 10.3%.

There were 57 more COVID-19 patients reported hospitalized in the county Sunday, with four more San Diegans moving into intensive care.

Eleven new community outbreaks were reported as of Saturday, with 45 recorded in the past week, tied to 192 cases.

The county’s cumulative case total increased to 227,195 and the death toll is now at 2,375.

In California Sunday, officials said there were 23,315 new cases, along with 484 deaths, according to the Johns Hopkins University Coronavirus Resource Center. Patients filled nearly 90% of the state’s ICU beds.

Across the nation, the center reported 172,650 new cases Sunday for a total of 24.99 million since the pandemic began. The national death toll is 419,097.

– City News Service contributed to this report.

City News Service contributed to this article.

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