Orange County

Fewer COVID-19 cases, no deaths

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After an all-time high on Sunday, Monday’s report on new confirmed coronavirus cases in Orange County showed a sharp decline.

Today’s tally by the county health care agency was at 198, a decrease of 112 from the previous day’s total of 300 (The OCHCA adjusted its original Sunday count down from 304). Of that number, 887 are residents of skilled nursing facilities and 387 are inmates of county jails.

After a week in which the county saw its worst week for deaths – 43 – none were reported in the Monday summary. The total remains at 221, of which 104 are from skilled nursing facilities.

The new cumulative total of coronavirus cases in the OC is at 8,759, of which 4,138 are considered recovered. The cumulative total of COVID-19 tests is at 184,474, with 294 reported on Monday.

Three hundred fifteen cases are hospitalized with 144 in intensive care units.

The city count continues to show Santa Ana with the most cases with 1880 (up by 50), followed by Anaheim with 1662 (up 67), Garden Grove with 504 (up by 16), Huntington Beach with 438 (up by 11) and Orange with 382 (up by six),

Westminster has 193 (up by three) and Stanton with 102 (up by three).

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