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Above: Lawrence Mendoza from Vista get his COVID-19 vaccination at CSU San Marcos, Feb. 22, 2021.

San Diego County public health officials have reported 59 new COVID-19 infections and two deaths, as first-dose vaccinations inch closer to a county-set goal of inoculating 75% of the eligible population.

A total of 2,098,135 people have received one of two doses of vaccines, just under 4,000 short of the goal of vaccinating 2,101,936 people 12 and older, based on 75% of April’s population estimate for that age group. Fully vaccinated residents number 1,728,882. Those two numbers represent 74.9% and 61.7%, respectively, of all residents 12 and older eligible for vaccines.

The county set the 75% goal to attempt to reach community herd

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