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FILE PHOTO: An unidentified COVID-19 patient is treated in the ICU at Providence St Joseph Hospital in Orange, U.S. July 23, 2021. REUTERS/Omar Younis

The number of COVID-positive patients in San Diego County hospitals increased by two to 132, according to the latest state data released Saturday.

The number of those patients in intensive care also increased by two to 33.

Available ICU beds decreased by 15 to 227.

San Diego County reported 246 new COVID-19 infections and seven additional virus-related deaths on Friday, which increased the county’s cumulative totals to 750,991 cases and 5,185 deaths.

The county does not report cases and deaths on weekends.

— City News Service, Inc.