The Orange County Health Care Agency reported on Tuesday, June 23, another 147 new cases of coronavirus to increase the cumulative total recorded in the county to 10,737 cases since testing began.
About 5,600 of those cases have been reported in the past 30 days. The seven-day average for cases is 256.
There were four new deaths reported Tuesday to increase the total number of people who died to 273, of whom 138 were residents of skilled nursing facilities.
According to the California Department of Health, there have been 98 deaths in Orange County in the past 14 days.
The county also began releasing an estimate of the number of recoveries from the virus, which was 5,177 in Tuesday’s report. Recoveries are based on the cumulative case count of the previous 28 days.
The California Department of Health reports that there were 466 hospitalized patients in the past 14 days (suspicious and positive) at 33 hospitals across the county as of June 23. The state’s coronavirus control panel also shows that Orange County has at least 41% of its ICU Beds still available.
The latest OCHCA data, which is from June 21, included 349 hospitalizations and 137 people in the ICU. Orange County data represents the 26 hospitals with authorized emergency reception centers and beds in the ICU.
Total cumulative evidence across the county increased to 223,681, with data as of June 22. The average seven-day trend for daily tests is 3,777. Total test results take several days to compile.
The California Department of Health reported that the positive test rate for Orange County has been 4.5% in the past 14 days, out of 65,606 tests. The report also noted that Orange County has had 2,925 new cases in the past 14 days. In the same period, Los Angeles County has had 21,291 new cases and Riverside County has 4,702 new cases.
The county’s breakdown of deaths by age is as follows:
- 85 and older: 31% (84)
- 75-84: 26% (70)
- 65-74: 18% (48)
- 55-64: 14% (37)
- 45-54: 9% (24)
- 35-44: 3% (7)
- 25-34: 1% (3)
- 24 and under: 0%
NOTE: The map above shows cases in Orange County as of May 23. The second map is the total number of cases since the records began.
The data released daily is preliminary and subject to change, officials emphasize. More information may become available as individual case investigations are completed.
Ancient map shadow, modified on June 3:
Orange County Hospitalizations as of June 21:
Orange County Test Totals as of June 23:
Orange County Test Totals as of June 18: