Orange County reports 5 new deaths as coronavirus hospitalizations hit new high

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Here are the latest coronavirus numbers by community in Orange County.

Orange County health officials reported five additional coronavirus-linked fatalities Wednesday, raising the region’s death toll to 136.

The number of COVID-19 patients hospitalized countywide also hit a new high — 274 — in the latest update. That figure includes 101 people who were in intensive care, down slightly from the previous report. Fifty-four of those who have died were residents of skilled-nursing facilities, according to the Orange County Health Care Agency.of COVID-19 at such facilities, which are of significant concern because residents are particularly at risk of severe reactions to the disease.Orange County also reported 116 new coronavirus infections Wednesday, boosting its cumulative total to 5,646. That figure includes an estimated 2,090 people who have since recovered.


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This is why their 7.95% attestation was a joke. It was inevitable that they'd be out of the parameters of the reopening criteria in short order, yet the guv signed off on it anyway.

LA County has 3x's the total population but 15x's the total deaths of OC. What is Orange county doing correctly to have such a large deference in the numbers?

*tries to act surprised*

I guess that information isn't too important.

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