Following several days of progress in the statistics measuring the success in battling the coronavirus pandemic in Orange County comes a “glass half-full or half-empty” report.
According to the county health agency, Thursday’s numbers show new cases up and deaths also on the increase. However, hospitalizations due to COVID-19 infections showed another decrease, as did patients treated for the virus in intensive care units.
Hospitalizations declined from 1,009 to 965 and patients in ICUs fell from 310 to 298.
The cumulative total of confirmed coronavirus cases is now at 240,999, with 209,270 considered recovered. Deaths are at 3,493.
Here is the list of OC cities with the most cases. Deaths are in parentheses.
- Santa Ana: 43,289 (615)
- Anaheim: 40,152 (640)
- Garden Grove: 15,718 (270)
- Orange: 11,356 (181)
- Fullerton: 10,750 (228)
- Huntington Beach: 9,918 (164)
Westminster has had 6,719 cases and 136 deaths. Stanton has had 3,029 cases and 45 deaths.