The Orange County Health Care Agency reported Tuesday 78 new daily cases – the lowest daily case rate seen since July.
On Wednesday, 196 new hospitalizations were reported; 59 of those hospitalized were in the ICU. On average, 89% of all ICU admits are unvaccinated.
The number of Orange County residents who have received a booster shot has climbed 15% since last week to 595,803. About 55% of that population is female.
North of 220,000 children in Orange County between the ages of 5 and 17 have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine to-date; over 290,000 others in that age group are currently unvaccinated.