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COVID-19 status update for 14/01/2022

Marin County COVID-19 Status Update for January 14, 2022 Includes VIDEO UPDATE: Omicron Exposure Risk in Marin; COVID-WEB wastewater data now available to the public; Waiting time Moderna Booster reduced; Holiday schedule for COVID-19 updates; and updated local COVID-19 data.

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The Marin County COVID-19 Status Update is published on weekdays and as needed to share important news and resources related to the COVID-19 pandemic and keep the local economy going. We’ll stay here for you.

VIDEO UPDATE: Risk of Omicron Exposure in Marin

Public Health Officer, Dr. Matt Willis, shares recent data illustrating where we are in the current Omicron variant-driven wave.


COVID-WEB wastewater data now available to the public

Curious about the COVID trends in your municipality? Now, in addition to the number of cases on the county’s public health websites, you can check how much SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, is in the wastewater.

Since the start of the pandemic, UC Berkeley’s COVID-WEB team, led by Prof. Kara Nelson, has been working with public health officials and wastewater services to monitor how much SARS-CoV-2 is secreted by people in California communities. Individuals infected with COVID-19 — whether they have symptoms or are asymptomatic — shed the genetic material of the virus in their feces, so wastewater can provide an accurate signal of how much virus is actually circulating in the community. This information complements the number of COVID-19 cases by providing a picture of infection trends unaffected by access to clinical testing or underreporting of test results at home – after all, everyone uses the bathroom.

COVID-WEB has shared the results of wastewater analysis with public health officials from the start of the project, in October 2020. Now, after a year and a half of refining methods and gaining experience with this new type of data, the information from Marin and 10 other California counties is available to the public at: The website includes an extensive FAQ section explaining how wastewater monitoring works. The COVID-WEB team also encourages other researchers to contact them if they would like to participate in further analyzes with the raw data.

More information available in News report from UC Berkeley.

Waiting time Moderna Booster shortened

As of this week, individuals who completed their Moderna COVID-19 vaccination series at least 5 months ago are now eligible to receive a booster dose from the same manufacturer. Previously, the waiting time for a booster dose of Moderna was 6 months. On Monday, January 10, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) adjusted the eligibility requirements for this brand to align with new recommendations issued last week by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Current requirements to qualify for COVID-19 booster are listed below:

  • You are 18 years or older and:
  • 5 months have passed since your second dose of Pfizer or Moderna; OR
  • 2 months have passed since your first dose of Johnson & Johnson


  • You are 12 years or older and:
  • 5 months have passed since your second dose of Pfizer

Visit our Boosters and third doses page for more information.

Holiday schedule for COVID-19 updates

Some of our services will be on hiatus this week in connection with the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Here’s an overview:

We wish you a happy holiday. We are grateful to everyone who does their part to keep our community safe.

Update of COVID-19 data:

Below is a summary of today’s data now available at: Marin Data & Surveillance webpage. Check out the page for a wider range of data, plus interactive charts for confirmed COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths. Data analysis is available by age range, gender, race, and city/municipality/geographic region. Questions about the data? See our Data FAQ.

Looking for daily data trends? U.S Marin Data & Surveillance webpage uses Tableau dashboards to visualize the impact of COVID-19 in Marin County. Below each dashboard are links to datasets available on Marin County’s Open data portal.

Data from COVID-19 case

Today’s report

Change from yesterday

Total confirmed cumulative cases



“Active cases” (confirmed in the last 14 days)



Total Cumulative Deaths



Current COVID-19 hospital admissions



Current COVID-19 ICU patient count



COVID-19 Vaccination Data

Today’s report

Change of last status update

Marin residents 5 years and older vaccinated with at least one dose



Percentage of the Marin population aged 5 years and older who have completed the vaccine series.


+ 0.1%

Residents of Marin aged 5 years and older who received a booster/3rd dose


+ 2.020

Percentage of the entire Marin population that is “fully immunized” (14+ days after the last dose)*

90% *

+ 0%

*Note that this percentage is of all Marin residents, including children under 5 years of age.

Residential Care and Skilled Nursing Facility COVID-19 Data:

Today’s report

Change since last reported

Positive patients at facilities cumulative


+ 183

Positive patients at facilities current


+ 170

Positive staff at Facilities Current



Death Facility


+ 0

Facility Patient deaths as a percentage of all COVID+ deaths


+ 0.0%

State of COVID-19 Data:

Today’s report

Change from yesterday

California confirmed cases



California deaths



What to do if:

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