Wednesday’s total of new COVID-19 cases reported to the Orange County Health Authority is 295, up slightly from Tuesday’s 287.
There were 18 deaths reported Wednesday and five on Tuesday. The new to-date total of coronavirus cases for Orange County is 44,507, of which 35,860 are considered recovered. The death total is 833.
Wednesday’s test positivity rate is at 5.9 percent, continuing a steady drop. Tuesday’s number was 6.2 percent. The goal is less than 8 percent. “Positivity” relates to that portion on people who are tested and end up positive for the coronavirus, regardless of symptoms.
Here is a list of Orange County cities with the most cases. Deaths are in parentheses.
- Santa Ana: 8,680 (212).
- Anaheim: 7,594 (193).
- Garden Grove: 2,429 (45).
- Orange: 2,049 (36).
- Huntington Beach: 1,968 (56).
Westminster had 837 cases and 21 deaths; Stanton had 557 cases and nine deaths.
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