CHICO, Calif. - The Butte County Public Health (BCPH) has provided new information on its COVID-19 dashboard.
It is now showing the amount of confirmed and probable cases among vaccinated and nonvaccinated and cases under the age of 18 by the week.
Between April 15 and Aug. 15, 2,670 cases were among people not fully vaccinated while 330 cases were amongst fully vaccinated people. 89% of the cases were not fully vaccinated.
Health officials are saying nearly 49% of Butte County is fully vaccinated, 7% is partially vaccinated while 44% is not vaccinated among those who are eligible.
On Aug. 22, it shows that there were 41 cases among kids aged 0 and 4, 105 among kids aged 5 and 12, and 66 among kids 13 and 17 years old.
Those are all the highest number the county has seen in 2021.
On Aug. 22, the age group with the highest confirmed and probable cases were among the ages of 0 and 17 with 212 cases. The second highest was from the age group 25 and 34 years old with 164 cases.
On Friday, the county reported 98 new cases and 108 are currently hospitalized.
BCPH will soon be showing hospitalizations and deaths among people who are fully vaccinated and not fully vaccinated.
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