The Orange County Health Care Agency reported 1,199 new cases of the coronavirus on Wednesday, Nov. 25, bringing the cumulative total in the county to 73,152 cases since tracking began.
There have been 9,692 new cases of coronavirus reported in the last 14 days.
Three new deaths were reported by the county on Wednesday, bringing the total number of reported deaths to 1,559.
Of the cumulative 1,559 deaths reported from the virus, 592 were skilled nursing facility residents, 126 were in assisted living facilities and five were listed as homeless.
The county’s breakdown of deaths by age is as follows:
- 85 and older: 32.97% (514)
- 75-84: 21.68% (338)
- 65-74: 19.63% (306)
- 55-64: 13.79% (215)
- 45-54: 7.70% (120)
- 35-44: 2.57% (40)
- 25-34: 1.35% (21)
- 18-24: <.1% (4)
- 17 and younger: 0% (1)
The data on deaths in the county is compiled from death certificates or gathered through the course of case investigations and can take weeks to process, officials say. The most recent deaths were on Nov. 14.
It is estimated about 82% of the cumulative reported cases, or 58,608 people as of Wednesday, have recovered. The count of people who have recovered is based on the prior 28-day cumulative case count.
The county update reported 1,385,195 tests have been given for the coronavirus since testing began locally, with at least 15,084 tests reported in the last 24 hours.
The county also reported 479 patients in local hospitals with the coronavirus on Wednesday – 16 more patients than in Tuesday’s report. The largest number of hospitalizations in Orange County was 722 on July 14. There were 115 patients listed in ICUs on Wednesday.
Data posted each day is preliminary and subject to change, officials emphasize. More information may become available as individual case investigations are completed.
You can find the Orange County Health Care Agency dashboard here.
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