(COVID 19 Monday update)....COVID 19 cases increase.

Hospitalization numbers remain low. The COVID numbers are released by the County Public Health Department. According to the latest numbers, active cases of the virus have gone up to 151. as compared to 114 reported Friday. Deaths attributed to COVID 19 remain at 712. There are 5 COVID 19 patients hospitalized in Imperial County, 2 are in Intensive Care. There are 8 ICU beds available in the county. The new cases per day per 100,000 population is at 7.31, up from 4.62 reported Friday. The positivity rate has increased to 12.7%, as compared to 7.97% previously reported.