There were 12 new deaths in Orange County on Saturday, bringing the death total to 1,093. Officials say data on deaths in the county are compiled from death certificates or collected during case investigations and the process can take weeks.
Of the county’s total 1,093 deaths, 413 were skilled nursing facility residents, 75 were of assisted living facilities, and one was listed as homeless.
The sequence of deaths by age in the county is as follows:
- 85 and older: 31% (356)
- 75-84: 22% (234)
- 65–74: 20% (221)
- 55-64: 13% (156)
- 45-54: 9% (94)
- 35–44: 3% (30)
- 25-34: 1.3% (17)
- 18-24: <1% (4)
- 17 and younger: 0% (1)
Since August 12, an estimated 8,589 new cases of the virus have been reported.
It is estimated that about 89% of the cumulative reported cases, or 45,126 people, have been recovered as of Saturday. The count of those recovered is based on a cumulative case count of 28 days prior.
The county has reported a total of 732,422 trials since inception, and at least 8,558 trials were conducted in the last 24 hours. Orange County’s test positivity rate – the share of tests that come out positive – is about 4.2%.
The county reported 215 patients in hospitals with 65 people in the ICU with coronovirus on Saturday.
The data posted each day is preliminary and subject to change, officials insist. More information may be available as the investigation into the individual case is completed.
You can find the Orange County Health Care Agency Dashboard here.
Hospitalization and deaths:
Total cases by zip code for September 10 in Orange County:
Case Demographics on 20 August: