The dataset provides number of new and cumulative COVID-19 cases over time among Santa Clara County residents. A case is someone who tests positive for COVID-19 using viral testing performed in a lab. Source: California Reportable Disease Information Exchange. Data Notes: Cases are reported by the date that the specimens were collected for testing. Values for the most recent 5 days are likely to increase as additional results are received.
The dataset provides information on the number of hospitalized patients with confirmed or suspected COVID-19. Data on hospitalized patients are provided by reporting hospitals and represent a snapshot of the hospitals’ patient census and capacity at that point in time. These data may vary greatly day to day as they are only accurate at the time hospitals report the data. Source: Santa Clara County Emergency Medical Services. Data Notes: A Person Under Investigation (PUI) is an individual that is believed to have COVID-19 based on symptoms. New COVID-19 patients represent either newly admitted patients with COVID-19 or PUIs already hospitalized that then test positive for COVID-19. Percent represents the percentage of staffable beds for each level of care that are occupied by patients with COVID-19. Percentages are provided as a rolling 7-day average.
The dataset provides number of new and cumulative cases deaths with COVID-19 over time among Santa Clara County residents. Deaths are listed separately for patients at Long Term Care Facilities because patients in these facilities are more isolated than the general public and represent a particularly vulnerable population. Source: California Reportable Disease Information Exchange. Data Notes: Deaths are reported by the date of death. Death accounted for in the dataset do not necessarily mean that the individuals died from COVID-19.
The dataset provides the total daily number of test for COVID-19 among Santa Clara County residents. Source: California Reportable Disease Information Exchange. Data Notes: A test represents at least one specimen tested per person per day. Some people will have multiple specimens collected and tested during the same visit but are only counted once per day. If a person is tested multiple times on different days then he or she will be counted for each day he or she was tested. The positivity rate is the percent of positive tests out of total tests performed.
The dataset provides information on cases among residents and staff at LTCFs, which are a critical part of the continuum of health care. LTCFs include skilled nursing, independent living, assisted living and board and care facilities. Source: California Reportable Disease Information Exchange. Data Notes: Cases are reported by the earliest of either the symptoms onset date, date of specimen collection or lab result date. These data may represent ongoing investigations and as such may change as additional information are collected. Only LTCFs within Santa Clara County are listed. Hospitalizations are only determined at the time a case was reported to the Public Health Department and do not represent patients that are currently or have ever been hospitalized.