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COVID-19 in OC, California

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Nearly 4.6% of Orange County residents have tested positive for the coronavirus to date, lower than the statewide percentage of 5.5%.

Orange County has tested 2,986 people each day on average in the week ending June 4, down from 3,23 tests the week prior, according to the Health Care Agency, which has said testing figures can be volatile, and daily figures are sometimes amended at later dates.

About 5% of people tested positive in the past week, up from 4% the week prior. In the past 10 days, 4.5% tested positive, up from 4.2% from the prior 10 days.

There were 169 new coronavirus cases reported each day on average in the last week, up from 143 reported the week prior.

For the week ending June 3, the last day data was available, there were 279 hospitalizations on average each day, up slightly from 271 for the week prior.

There were nine deaths reported Friday, including eight from skilled nursing facilities. There are 174 deaths to date, including 84 senior living residents and no jail inmates.

Go here for more updates on how OC companies are responding to coronavirus.

For a closer look at Orange County coronavirus data, see the Monday print edition of the Business Journal.

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