Is it a statistical fluke or a reminder that the coronavirus pandemic isn’t quite over?
Saturday’s report from the Orange County Health Care Agency showed 248 new confirmed cases, a major increase from Friday’s tally of 90.
Deaths rose from six to seven, while hospitalizations declined from 118 to 109. Patients being treated for COVID-19 in intensive care units stayed even at 23.
The to-date total of cases in the county is 251,102, of which 243,222 are considered recovered. Deaths are at 4,768.
- Santa Ana: 44,564 (831)
- Anaheim: 41,527 (830)
- Garden Grove: 16,462 (374)
- Orange: 11,774 (243)
- Fullerton: 11,255 (289)
- Huntington Beach: 10,553 (209)
- Irvine: 10,411 (81)
Westminster has had 7,097 cases and 195 deaths. Stanton has had 3,147 cases and 66 deaths.
Note to readers: In observance of the Easter holiday, there will be coronavirus report from OCHCA on Sunday.