Orange County

Coronavirus tally jumps to 990

ORANGE COUNTY coronavirus cases reported on Tuesday were 990, along with 20 new deaths (Shutterstock/Mongkolchan).

A steep rise in coronavirus cases reported to the Orange County Health Care Agency on Tuesday reverses a brief decline in COVID-19 counts.

According to the OCHCA, 990 new cases were reported, compared to 560 on Monday and 415 on Sunday. The new cumulative total is 30,976, of which 15,232 are judged to be recovered.

Twenty new deaths were reported, bringing that total to 513.

Seven hundred cases are now hospitalized, with 234 in intensive care units.

Test positivity continued an encouraging trend, declining to 12.4 percent from 13.2 on Monday. That’s the measure of how many people checked for coronavirus turn out testing “positive” for the infection.

Tuesday’s count for the top five cities in cases follows. Deaths are in parentheses.

  • Santa Ana: 5,823 (133).
  • Anaheim: 5,316 (125).
  • Garden Grove: 1,627 (18).
  • Huntington Beach: 1,495 (44).
  • Orange: 1,429 (18).

Westminster has 575 cases and 14 deaths; Stanton has 365 cases and four deaths.

 

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