Lodi, county see surge in COVID hospitalizations

Jul. 28—While San Joaquin County's COVID-19 case rate looks to be declining and its test positivity rate remains steady, health officials are conce...

July 30, 2022
4:28 AM

Jul. 28—While San Joaquin County's COVID-19 case rate looks to be declining and its test positivity rate remains steady, health officials are concerned about the rise in hospitalizations due to the latest BA.5 variant of the disease. According to San Joaquin County Public health Services, a total of 84 patients with COVID-19 were admitted to the county's seven hospitals within the last seven days. A total of 39 confirmed cases were being treated on Wednesday, and two other patients were thought to have had the virus.

Wes Bowers