LIVERMORE, CA — Nearly 9,300 COVID-19 cases, on average, have been diagnosed in Alameda County over the past 14 days. That’s down from the 14-day average of 11,100 cases a week ago, though the case count continues to climb in Livermore and elsewhere.
Some 49,800 COVID-19 cases have been reported in Alameda County, including 2,566 cases in Livermore, according to Alameda County Public Health. Countywide, nearly 630 deaths have been linked to COVID-19.
While Alameda County’s current number of hospitalized patients — 418 — is far higher than the previous high of 213 in late July, hospital admissions appear to have somewhat plateaued. This is consistent with trends across the state, “the major exception” being Southern California, where Los Angeles County has been hit hardest, Newsom said.
Four in 10 Alameda County hospital beds remain available.
There are currently 115 patients in…