Good news: cases, deaths down

THE CORONAVIRUS numbers for Orange County show improvement in two major categories (Shutterstock).

The good news on the coronavirus front in Orange County continues.

According to this week’s statistics – compiled by the county health care agency – the number of confirmed new cases has fallen to 463 for the period closing May 18, down from 548 the week before and 1,859 the week before that.

Deaths also showed a big decline to 11 from 25 last week.

Numbers on hospitalizations and the use of intensive care units to treat COVID-19 patients are not available.

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  1. This is really misleading. Since testing is way down number of cases continues to fall. Deaths are a lagging indicator 2-4 weeks behind. Hospitalizations wouldf be reliable, but not reported. Who knows what is really going on?

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