(Little change in COVID update)...The latest update was released Thursday morning.

The new numbers indicate only slight changes. The current number of active cases of COVID 19 remains at 133. Deaths attributed to the virus is unchanged at 636. There are currently 22 COVID 19 positive patients hospitalized in Imperial County, one less than what was reported on Wednesday. There are now 9 COVID 19 positive patients in  Intensive Care in the county. There 5 ICU beds available in the county. New cases per day per 100,000 population is pretty steady at 8.35. The positivity Rate is slightly lower at 11.11%, as compared to 11.45% reported Wednesday. The numbers are provided by the Imperial County Public Health Department.