(Friday COVID 19 update)...The numbers are provided by the Public Health Department.

According to the numbers active cases of the virus in Imperial County have increased by 4. There are now 122 active cases of COVID 19. Deaths attributed to COVID 19 have increased to 591, up from the previous report of 587. There are currently 26 COVID patients hospitalized in Imperial County, one less than what was reported Thursday. There are 8 COVID 19 positive patients in Intensive Care, down two from the Thursday report. There are currently 3 ICU beds available in Imperial County. There has been an increase in new cases per day per 100,000 population. They are now at 6.56, up from 6.11 previously reported. The positivity rate is down. It is now at 14.86%, down from 15.13% reported Thursday.