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Orange County coronavirus fatalities nearing 100

 San Clemente Pier
A group of women walk the San Clemente Pier on Monday, May 18th in San Clemente.
(Gabriella Angotti-Jones / Los Angeles Times)

Orange County health officials on Wednesday reported 249 new coronavirus cases, bringing the county’s overall total to 4,742.

Officials also reported 10 new coronavirus-related deaths. Overall, 98 people have died of COVID-19 in the county, with 30 of those being residents of skilled-nursing facilities.

Of the county’s overall number of infections, 514 people are from skilled-nursing facilities and 360 are Orange County jail inmates, according to the Orange County Health Agency.

There are 253 people hospitalized, with 93 patients in intensive care, as of Wednesday.

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Countywide, 86,694 tests have been administered, and 775 new tests were reported Wednesday.

To contain the spread of COVID-19, parks, restaurants and stores are slowly reopening.

Age breakdown of cases

0-17 — 154
18-24 — 468
25-34 — 850
35-44 — 701
45-54 — 840
55-64 — 747
65-74 — 452
75-84 — 309
85+ — 220

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Age breakdown of deaths

25-34 — 2
35-44 — 4
45-54 — 9
55-64 — 14
65-74 — 16
75-84 — 28
85+ — 25

The latest maps and charts on the spread of COVID-19 in Orange County, including cases, deaths, closures and restrictions.

Cases by community

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Aliso Viejo — 24
Anaheim — 751
Brea — 32
Buena Park — 145
Costa Mesa — 81
Coto de Caza — 6
Cypress — 60
Dana Point — 25
Fountain Valley — 50
Fullerton — 161
Garden Grove — 240
Huntington Beach — 301
Irvine — 162
La Habra — 82
La Palma — 18
Ladera Ranch — 13
Laguna Beach — 44
Laguna Hills — 27
Laguna Niguel — 36
Laguna Woods — 8
Lake Forest — 39
Los Alamitos — 63
Midway City — 11
Mission Viejo — 63
Newport Beach — 135
Orange — 220
Placentia — 89
Rancho Mission Viejo — 19
Rancho Santa Margarita — 19
San Clemente — 58
San Juan Capistrano — 46
Santa Ana — 833
Seal Beach — 15
Stanton — 51
Trabuco Canyon — 12
Tustin — 74
Villa Park — 6
Westminster — 82
Yorba Linda — 70
Other — 363
Unknown — 220

Note: “Other” category includes unincorporated areas, as well as cases in the county’s jails. Daily updates are preliminary and subject to change as the county receives new information.


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