Orange County

Corona cases down, deaths up

THE CORONAVIRUS daily report on Friday showed 167 new cases (Shutterstock).

New confirmed coronavirus cases dropped on Friday from Thursdays’ count, but deaths doubled.

According to the Orange County Health Care Agency, 167 new cases of COVID-19 infection were tallied for Friday, down from 260 the day before. Deaths went from four to eight.

The cumulative total of cases is now at 8,153, including 866 residents of skilled nursing facilities and 385 inmates of Orange County jails. The total count of deaths is 210, including 98 residents of skilled nursing centers.

Two hundred ninety one cases are currently hospitalized, with 139 cases in intensive care units.

Regarding testing, 174,298 have been counted in the county, including 688 in the latest report.  Of COVID-19

sufferers in the OC, 3,866 are listed as recovered.

The city statistics show Santa Ana with 1,751 (up 35), Anaheim with 1,516 (up 39), Garden Grove with 459 (up 17), Huntington Beach with 412 (up eight) and Orange with 368 (up one).

Westminster has 182 (up four) and Stanton 94 (up two).

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