National City has highest rate of virus cases in county

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NATIONAL CITY, Calif. — National City has the highest rate of coronavirus infections in San Diego County based on population, and the city’s mayor spoke Wednesday to update residents on testing and other resources available to them during the pandemic.

Mayor Alejandra Sotelo-Solis said the city’s cases make up nearly 5% of all positive results in the county. National City was the first in the county to introduce a face-covering requirement, and now the city is ramping up its collaboration with the county on their testing, tracking and treatment efforts, Sotelo-Solis said.

Residents were encouraged to read more about the city’s resources on the National City government website, which you can view by clicking here.

Read more about countywide coronavirus testing by clicking here.

Sotelo-Solis gave the briefing from Paradise Valley Hospital on Fourth Avenue.

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