(Thursday COVID 19 update)...The numbers were released by the Public Health Department.

According to the update, active cases of the virus in Imperial County are at 338, 22 less than what was reported Wednesday. There are currently 28 COVID 19 patients hospitalized in Imperial County, one less than what was previously reported. There are 4 ICU beds available in Imperial County. The new cases per day per 100,000 population is at 18.11, down from 18.71 reported Wednesday. The positivity rate has gone way down, to 10.28%. THat is down from the 18.03% reported Wednesday. The death toll attributed to COVID 19 remains at 584