There have been 59 new coronavirus cases reported each day on average over the past week, up slightly from 56 for the week ending April 13.
The figure is down slightly from two weeks ago, when 60 new cases were reported on average for the week ending April 6.
For the week ending March 30, there were 47 new cases reported daily on average; the week prior, ending March 23, the average was 14.
There were 41 new cases reported Monday and one new death, bringing OC’s total to 1,676 cases and 33 deaths.
Nationally, there have been nearly 41,000 deaths; the Orange County per capita death rate is less than one-tenth of the national rate.
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