Orange County Register has 15 new deaths in Orange County, case count continues


The Orange County Health Care Agency reported 187 new cases of coronavirus as of Tuesday, July 28.

The county posted a note on social media for the second day stating that “some labs are experiencing problems processing electronic reports. As a result, the reported trials and cases have been reduced due to the delay in obtaining these reports. “It said that some test results and cases will be missing in Tuesday’s update.

The total number of positive cases for Orange County is at least 34,833 since the local trial began in March. County officials recently clarified that they may have tested a person multiple times, but if positive, they are only reported as a case, even if they have duplicate positive test results .

It is estimated that more than half of the cases, or 21,066 as of Tuesday, have been recovered. The count of those who have been recovered is based on the prior 28-day cumulative case count.

There were 15 new deaths in Orange County on Monday, bringing the total number of residents to 581.

Officials say data on deaths in the county are either compiled from the Death Certificate or gathered during the investigation of the case and may take several weeks.

Of the 566 deaths, 253 were residents of skilled nursing facilities, 21 were in assisted living facilities and one was listed as homeless.

The state’s Coronavirus dashboard reported 142 deaths in Orange County in the past 14 days.

Countywide, 399,424 trials have been reported for coronovirus since the trial began with data from 27 July. There were 6,100 daily test reports in the update on Tuesday.

The state listed an 8.3% test positivity rate for the county, with 104,714 tested in the last two weeks.

According to the California Department of Health, there have been 8,671 new cases of COVID-19 in Orange County in the last 14 days, down from 8,953 reported yesterday.

The state’s agency reported 685 hospitalized patients in the last 14 days (suspicious and positive) at 33 hospitals across the county as of Tuesday.

The state’s coronavirus-tracking dashboard shows that at least 40% of ICU beds were available on Tuesday in Orange County.

The sequence of death of the county according to age is as follows:

  • 85+: 32% (186)
  • 75-84: 24% (134)
  • 65-74: 18% (106)
  • 55–64: 13% (74)
  • 45-54: 9% (53)
  • 35–44: 3% (17)
  • 25-34: 1.6% (9)
  • 18–24: <1% (2)
  • 0-17: 0%

The data posted each day is preliminary and subject to change, officials insist. More information may be available as the individual case investigation is completed.

You can find the Orange County Health Care Agency Dashboard here.

Hospitalization and deaths:

Orange County Total Cases by ZIP Code for July 28:

Case Demographics as of July 20:

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