Orange County

Some good coronavirus news

NEW CORONAVIRUS cases in Orange County were reported Sunday at 814. (Flickr).

Sunday’s report on the coronavirus pandemic in Orange County contained some good news.

According to the county health care agency, the count of daily COVID-10 positive cases was at 814, a steep drop from tallies about 50 percent higher in recent days.

Another positive sign was the three-day average of increases in hospitalizations, which actually fell by one half of one percent. The “threshold” was at 10 percent.

The new cumulative count for the OC is now at 24,715, of which 10,197 are considered recovered. Two more deaths were reported, bringing the total to 423.

Test positivity was at 14.6 percent, up from Saturday’s 14.2 percent. The “acceptable” threshold is 8 percent.

Six hundred seventy five people are hospitalized with coronavirus, of which 233 cases are in intensive care units.

The count by cities ranks the five top cities in number of cases. Deaths are in parentheses:

  • Santa Ana: 4,693 (119).
  • Anaheim: 4,289 (98).
  • Garden Grove: 1,286 (13).
  • Huntington Beach: 1,226 (42).
  • Orange: 1,138 (16).

Also, Westminster has 470 cases and 12 deaths; Stanton has 276 cases and three deaths.

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