331 new cases over four days

ORANGE COUNTY statistics for coronavirus will now be updated weekly (Shutterstock).

Starting today (Tuesday), the Orange County Health Care Authority’s statistical report on coronavirus will be published once a week, on Tuesdays.

According to the OCHA, the total number of confirmed new cases from July 3-6 is 331. There was one death during that period.

Seventy-three people are hospitalized with the virus, and 11 patients are being treated for COVID-19 in intensive care units.

To date, the number of cases is at 256,776, of which 250,203 are considered recovered. Deaths total 5,124.

At the national level, confirmed new cases – as measured over a 14-day period – are up 5 percent, according to The New York Times. Deaths, however, have declined 38 percent.

In California, cases are up 5 percent and deaths are down 18 percent, according to the Los Angeles Times.

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