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A healthcare worker receives a dose of the Moderna coronavirus vaccine at Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego. REUTERS/Bing Guan

The San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency reported 108 new cases of COVID-19 Sunday, and for the second day in a row, five deaths.

Out of 8,520 test results received in the past day, 1% returned positive. The 14-day rolling average of positive results remained at 1.6%.

Hospitalizations also remained at 130, as did the number of patients in intensive care, at 39.

County officials reported three new community outbreaks for a total of 10 in the past seven days linked to 35 cases.

The county also noted that more than 85% of its goal population – 2.1 million people – have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. A total of 1,343,639 county residents – 64% of the goal – are fully vaccinated.

Officials have nearly 400,000 doses on hand to administer.

There have been 279,098 cases of COVID-19 locally since the pandemic began and 3,742 deaths.

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