On Wednesday, the first day that Orange County officially became “yellow,” coronavirus numbers stayed low.
According to the county health care agency, the number of confirmed new cases rose slightly from 48 on Tuesday to 51 on Wednesday. Deaths went from zero to three.
To date, cases in Orange County have totaled 254,882, of which 248,251 are considered recovered. Deaths are at 5,034.
Nationally, The New York Times estimates that – over a two-week period – cases have decreased 35 percent and deaths by 12 percent. Across California, says the Los Angeles Times, cases are down 22 percent and deaths by 43 percent.