The arc of statistics of the coronavirus pandemic in Orange County continues to show an up-and-down pattern, according to Wednesday’s report from the county health agency.
New cases, deaths and hospitalizations all nosed downward, but patients in intensive care units showed a slight increase.
Wednesday’s tally showed 1,701 new cases of the COVID-19 infection, down from 2,314 on Tuesday. Deaths declined by more than half, to 31 from 64 the day before. Patients hospitalized for coronavirus slipped to 1,975 from 2,007.
The to-date total of cases is now at 216,509, of which 147,280 have been judged recovered. Cumulative deaths are at 2,508.
Here is a list of the OC cities with the most cases. Deaths are in parentheses.
- Santa Ana: 39,420 (466)
- Anaheim: 36,335 (500)
- Garden Grove: 13,890 (174)
- Orange: 10,189 (121)
- Fullerton: 9,658 (163)
- Huntington Beach: 8,803 (122)
Westminster has 5,956 cases and 91 deaths. Stanton has 2,739 cases and 31 deaths.