Another 100 coronavirus cases reported in Orange County, pushing total past 6,500
Another 100 cases of the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 were reported in Orange County Tuesday, according to statistics from the county Health Care Agency.
This brings the cumulative total of cases in the county to 6,574, with 717 of those cases being skilled nursing facility residents and 379 Orange County jail inmates. Three deaths were also reported Tuesday, bringing the total number to 150.
The number of cases currently in hospitalization is 240, with 97 of them reported in intensive care units. To date, 2,695 patients have recovered.
Males currently account for 51% of all cases in the county, making up 58% of the overall deaths related to COVID-19. People identifying as white accounted for 18% of cumulative cases, while those identifying as Latino or Hispanic made up 35% and Asians accounted for 8%.
A total of 1,566 tests were reported for Tuesday, bringing the cumulative number of tests up to 136,098 countywide.
By age range, all patients who have died were:
- 85 and up: 43
- 75 to 84: 42
- 65 to 74: 27
- 55 to 64: 17
- 45 to 54: 13
- 35 to 44: 5
- 34 and younger: 3
Here are the latest case counts for select cities, with numbers per 10,000 residents:
- Santa Ana: 1,267 (37.5 cases per 10,000 residents)
- Anaheim: 1,120 (31.2 cases per 10,000 residents)
- Huntington Beach: 348 (17.1 cases per 10,000 residents)
- Irvine: 202 (7.2 cases per 10,000 residents)
- Newport Beach: 144 (16.5 cases per 10,000 residents)
- Costa Mesa: 125 (10.8 cases per 10,000 residents)
- Fountain Valley: 61 (10.8 cases per 10,000 residents)
- Laguna Beach: 46 (19.7 cases per 10,000 residents)
Updated figures are posted daily at occovid19.ochealthinfo.com/coronavirus-in-oc.
For information on getting tested at one of the nearly two dozen public clinics around the county, visit occovid19.ochealthinfo.com/covid-19-testing-and-screening.