The Orange County Health Care Agency reported on Tuesday, June 23, another 147 new cases of coronavirus to raise the cumulative total tracked in the county to 10,737 cases since testing began.
About 5,600 of those cases have been reported in the last 30 days. The seven-day average for cases is 256.
There were four new deaths reported on Tuesday to increase the total number of people who have died to 273, of which 138 have been among residents of skilled nursing facilities.
According to the California Department of Health, there have been 98 deaths in Orange County in the last 14 days.
The county has also started releasing an estimate for the number of recoveries from the virus, which was 5,177 in Tuesday’s report. The recoveries are based on the prior 28-day cumulative case count.
The California Department of Health reports that there were 466 hospitalized patients in the last 14 days (suspected and positive) in 33 hospitals across the county as of June 23. The state’s coronavirus-tracking dashboard also shows Orange County has at least 41% of its ICU beds still available.
The OCHCA’s latest data, which is as of June 21, included 349 hospitalizations and 137 people in ICUs. The Orange County data represents the 26 hospitals with emergency receiving centers and licensed ICU beds.
The cumulative countywide tests total rose to 223,681, with data through June 22. The seven-day average trend for daily tests is 3,777. Total testing 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 last 14 days, out of 65,606 tests. The report also noted that Orange County has had 2,925 new cases in the last 14 days. In the same time period, Los Angeles County has had 21,291 new cases and Riverside County has had 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 younger: 0%
NOTE: The top map shows the cases in Orange County since May 23. The second map is the total cases since records began.
Data posted each day is preliminary and subject to change, officials emphasize. More information may become available as individual case investigations are completed.
Old shade of map, changed June 3:
Orange County hospitalizations as of June 21:
Orange County testing totals as of June 23:
Orange County testing totals as of June 18: