An employee at the San Diego County Psychiatric Hospital gets her first dose of COVID-19 vaccine. Courtesy County News Center

The San Diego County Health and Human Services agency reported 262 new cases of coronavirus Sunday and 19 more deaths from the disease.

That’s the lowest number of new cases since Oct. 22, when the county said 235 people had tested positive for COVID-19.

Out of 13,819 test results received in the past day, 2% were positive, and the 14-day rolling average of positive tests dropped again, to 4.1%.

COVID-19 hospitalizations stood at 504, with 164 of those patients in intensive care, continuing the sharp downward trend.

The county noted seven new community outbreaks, for a total of 30 for the week that were linked to 122 cases.

The shortage of the Moderna vaccine continues, leaving the Petco Park vaccination center closed through Tuesday. However, the Pfizer vaccine remains available, and Gov. Gavin Newsom said Sunday that 380,000 doses of the newly FDA-approved Johnson & Johnson vaccine will soon arrive in the state though it’s unclear how much will be distributed locally.

The new cases bring the total of COVID-19 positives in San Diego County to 260,356 since officials reported the first local case, nearly a year ago, on March 9.

The local death toll stands at 3,303.

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