Orange County

New coronavirus cases show decline

NEW CORONAVIRUS cases in Orange County showed a decline on Saturday (Shutterstock).

The number of new confirmed coronavirus cases in Orange County fell in Saturday’s report, after a week in which the tally spiked to record highs.

According to the Orange County Health Care Agency, the latest count is at 105 new cases, bringing to cumulative total to 4,222. Two more deaths were reported, bringing that total to 86, which includes 21 at senior nursing facilities.

Two hundred thirty-five cases of COVID-19 are currently hospitalized in the OC, with 85 in intensive care units. Four hundred sixty seven new tests are in Saturday’s count, bringing the to-date total to 69,981.

On a city-by-city basis, Santa Ana has the most cases with 700, followed by Anaheim (663), Huntington Beach (286), Garden Grove (215) and Orange (196).

Local cities Westminster and Stanton have 74 and 43 cases, respectively.

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