The Orange County Health Agency reported 565 new cases of coronavirus as of Sunday, Aug. 9, with a total of 39,641 cases in the county.
The agency noted that the California exchange of information on reporter diseases encountered problems with the application, which received test reports from laboratories and then sent them to CalREDIE. The state health department is trying to solve the problem, which may lead to fewer daily positive cases of COVID-19 and tests recently reported. On Monday, the agency reported more than 17,000 tests were blocked.
It is estimated that more than half of the reported cases, or 29,931 as of Sunday, were people who had recovered. The number of refunds is based on the previous 28-day cumulative number of cases.
Six new deaths were reported in Orange County on Sunday, raising the death toll to 726.
Of the 726 deaths, 284 were qualified residents of the nursing home, 38 were in care facilities and one was listed as homeless.
According to the California Department of Health, there have been at least 4,71
The county reported 474,144 tests for the virus since local surveillance began in March. There were at least 14,665 tests taken as of Sunday.
The county said Sunday that 487 people with the coronavirus were hospitalized, including 163 in intensive care.
The state coronavirus dashboard shows that Orange County had at least 43% of its intensive care beds on Sunday.
The distribution of deaths in the county is as follows:
- 85 and over: 31% (225)
- 75-84: 23% (163)
- 65-74: 19% (142)
- 55-64: 13% (91)
- 45-54: 9% (68)
- 35-44: 3% (24)
- 25-34: 1.5% (10)
- 18-24: <1% (3)
The data published every day are preliminary and subject to change, the employees emphasize. More information may become available after the completion of the individual investigations into the case.
You can find the Orange County Health Management Dashboard here.
Common cases of Orange County by zip code for August 4:
Demographics of the cases as of July 29: