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Coronavirus: Orange County reported 420 new cases and two new deaths as of July 26

The Orange County Health Care Agency  reported another 420 new cases of the coronavirus as of Sunday, July 26.

The cumulative total number of positive cases for Orange County is 34,373 since local testing began in March. County officials clarified that they may have tested an individual multiple times, but if positive, they are reported as only one case, even if they have duplicate positive test results.

The map below shows the cases per 10,000 in each city reported in the last 30 days.

There were two new deaths reported in Orange County on Saturday, bringing the total number of residents who have died to 564.

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

Countywide, 391,207 tests for the coronavirus have been reported as given since testing began, with data through July 26. There were 1,826 daily tests reported in the update on Sunday.

The state’s coronavirus-tracking dashboard shows Orange County had at least 32% of its ICU beds available on Friday.

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

    • 85 and older: 32% (182)
    • 75-84: 24% (134)
    • 65-74: 18% (102)
    • 55-64: 13% (72)
    • 45-54: 9% (49)
  • 35-44: 3% (16)
  • 25-34: 1% (8)
  • 18-24: <1% (1)
  • 17 and younger: 0%

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 download a pdf. of the OC-TRACKER-0727


Hospitalizations and deaths as of Friday:

Orange County total cases by ZIP code for July 24:

Case demographics as of July 20:

Source: Orange County Register

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