Concerns over COVID-19
appeared to take a back seat
in many people’s minds during the holidays. But the
continued to spread in 2022 in San Francisco and across the state, as well as sickening and killing many people.
In 2022, the third year of the pandemic, San Francisco had about 118,000 confirmed cases — about 2.5 times as many as in 2021, according to data as of Dec. 27. Statewide, there were about 2 million more cases in 2022 than the year before.