Average daily COVID-19 cases for the weeks ending as shown

Average daily COVID-19 cases for the weeks ending as shown

Coronavirus case increases continue to be led by Santa Ana and Anaheim, which have represented nearly half of average daily cases reported in the past week.

Weekly data showed the county had experienced a dip in new cases for more than a week before they started to climb once more due to new increases from inland cities, predominately Santa Ana and Anaheim.

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Average daily increases for the county in the past week was 68, up from 56 for the week ending April 21.

Testing figures continue to show increases, with with 1,179 people tested each day on average, up from 644 for the prior week, and 524 for the week ending April 14.

There are 2,151 COVID-19 cases in OC to date, with 27,737 tests done as of Tuesday.

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