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Coronavirus: 50 new deaths, 3,121 new cases in Orange County on Jan. 10

The Orange County Health Care Agency reported 3,121 new cases of the coronavirus on Sunday, Jan.10, increasing the cumulative total in the county to 188,602 cases since tracking began.

There were 50 deaths reported by the county on Sunday, raising the total number of reported deaths to 2,091. The most recent death recorded was on Jan. 4.

The county also reported 2,216 patients in local hospitals with the coronavirus on Sunday.  That is a decrease of five patients since the last report on Jan. 9.

There were 547 patients listed in intensive care units on Sunday, an increase of 19 since Saturday.

An estimated 38,995 cases of the virus have been recorded in Orange County in the last 14 days.

The county update said 2,257,432 tests have been given for the coronavirus since testing began locally, with at least 33,470 new tests since the previous report.

Of the cumulative 2,091 deaths reported from the virus, 692 were skilled nursing facility residents, 232 were in assisted living facilities and four were listed as homeless.

The county’s breakdown of deaths by age is as follows:

  • 85 and older: 33.32% (699, up 19)
  • 75-84: 22.98% (484, up 15)
  • 65-74: 19.11% (398, up 8)
  • 55-64: 13.57% (283, up 6)
  • 45-54: 7.15% (148, up 2)
  • 35-44: 2.25% (46)
  • 25-34: 1.32% (27)
  • 18-24: 0.24% (5)
  • 17 and younger: 0.05% (1)

The data on deaths in the county is compiled from death certificates or gathered through the course of case investigations and can take weeks to process, officials say.

It is estimated about 113,309 people have recovered from the virus as of Sunday. The count of people who have recovered is based on the prior 28-day cumulative case count.

Data posted each day is preliminary and subject to change, officials emphasize. More information may become available as individual case investigations are completed.

You can find the Orange County Health Care Agency dashboard here.

Orange County hospitalizations and ICU patients:

California regions and ICU capacity for Jan. 9

As ICU capacity dwindles in Southern California the percentages in this graphic have been adjusted by state public health officials to represent the high levels of COVID-19 patients among all ICU patients. More actual beds may be available.

Vaccines administered

The California Department of Public Health site shows a total of 2,060,800 vaccine doses, which includes the first and second dose, have been shipped to local health departments and health care systems as of Jan. 8.

The totals of vaccines administered across six different regions are in the maps below. As of Jan. 9, a total of 734,405 vaccine doses have been administered statewide. That’s increase of 82,277 from the day before.



Source: Orange County Register

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