SAN JOSE (CBS SF) – Coronavirus death tolls continued to rise on Monday in Santa Clara County where health officials announced six residents had died of the disease and 45 new cases were confirmed.
As of Monday afternoon, 60 residents of Santa Clara County had lost their lives due to this disease. The total number of confirmed cases in this area from outbreaks is now 1,666.
Santa Clara officials do not release their age, sex, recent victims, how they have contracted the disease or where their deaths occurred.
But their dashboard does give an indication of who is the most vulnerable in the area. Of the fatalities, 75 percent have arrived at residents aged 61 years or older. Men have caused 65 percent of deaths and as an ethnic group – Hispanic / Latin – has been 37 percent of deaths.
With a wide margin, San Jose – the largest city in the region – has become the hardest with 1,082 cases confirmed during the outbreak. In comparison, San Francisco has 957 cases and all Alameda County including Oakland have 850.
There were 15 deaths in San Francisco and 23 deaths in Alameda District.
Among Santa Clara residents currently being hospitalized for the virus, 121 are in acute care and 77 are under ICU care.
Across the 10-county San Francisco Bay Area there are 147 deaths from the virus and nearly 5,200 confirmed cases. In California on Monday afternoon, the disease claimed 651 lives with 21,794 confirmed cases in the outbreak and 1,145 patients currently in the ICU.