On Thursday, November 12, the Orange County Health Care Bureau reported 295 new coronavirus cases, bringing the cumulative total to 63,460.
In the past 14 days, approximately 3,742 cases have been recorded.
The county reported six new deaths on Thursday, bringing the total number of reported deaths to 1,520.
Of the 1,520 deaths reported by the virus, 581 were residents of skilled nursing facilities, 121 were in assisted living facilities, and 5 were classified as homeless.
The county’s death toll by age is as follows:
85 years old and above: 32% (495, +1) 75-84: 22% (329, +2) 65-74: 20% (301, +1) 55-64: 14% (210) 45-54: 8% (118, +1) 35-44: 3% (40, +1) 25-34: 1.3% (21
Officials said the county’s death data were compiled on the basis of death certificates or collected through case investigations, and it may take several weeks to process.
It is estimated that as of Thursday, the cumulative number of reported cases has recovered 89%, or 55,777. The number of people recovered is based on the cumulative number of cases in the previous 28 days.
The county update report stated that since the start of local testing, 1,218,628 tests have been conducted for the coronavirus, and at least 12,569 tests have been reported in the last 24 hours.
The county also reported 251 coronavirus hospital patients on Thursday, seven more than the previous day’s report. On July 14, the highest hospitalization in Orange County was 722. 89 patients are listed in the intensive care unit.
Officials emphasized that the data released daily is preliminary and may change. As the case investigation is completed, more information may be provided.
You can find the Information Center for Orange County Medical Institutions here.