Testing for coronavirus in a medical laboratory. REUTERS/Cooper Neill

San Diego County public health officials reported 368 new cases of COVID-19 and one virus-related death Tuesday.

Tuesday’s data brought the county’s cumulative coronavirus totals to 365,253 cases and 4,170 fatalities since the pandemic began.

The number of COVID patients in county hospitals Tuesday was 259, a decrease of seven from Monday, with 80 of them in intensive care — one fewer than Monday — according to the latest state figures.

A total of 12,351 tests were reported to the county on Tuesday, and the percentage of new positive cases over the past week was 2.7%.

The San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency recently reported that more than 2.2 million San Diegans — or about 80% of those eligible — are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, making San Diego among the most-vaccinated counties in the state and the nation.

More than 2.5 million people, or 89.2% of San Diego County residents 12 and older, are partially vaccinated.

Nationally, 77% of eligible Americans have received at least one shot of a vaccine, White House COVID-19 response coordinator Jeff Zients told reporters last week.

A list of vaccination locations and more information is available at coronavirus-sd.com/vaccine.

City News Service and Reuters contributed to this report.

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