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Coronavirus: Orange County reports 595 new cases and 6 more deaths

The Orange County Health Care Agency  reported another 595 new cases of the coronavirus as of Saturday, July 25.

The cumulative total number of positive cases for Orange County is 33,953 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.

It is estimated that more than half of the cases, or 18,737 as of Saturday, have recovered. The count of people who have recovered is based on the prior 28-day cumulative case count.

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

There were six new deaths reported in Orange County on Saturday, bringing the total number of residents who have died to 562.

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, 389,381 tests for the coronavirus have been reported as given since testing began, with data through July 22. There were 4,689 daily tests reported in the update on Saturday.

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% (181)
  • 75-84: 24% (134)
  • 65-74: 18% (102)
  • 55-64: 13% (72)
  • 45-54: 9% (49)
  • 35-44: 3% (16)
  • 25-34: 1% (7)
  • 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.


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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