As residents received emergency push notifications reinforcing the stay-at-home mandate, Southern California’s ICU capacity dipped to a new low of 10.1% on Tuesday.
The region is one of five areas currently tracked by the state, along with Northern California, the Bay Area, Greater Sacramento and the San Joaquin Valley.
Southern California’s ICU capacity is the second lowest among these regions, trailing San Joaquin Valley which currently has 5.6% capacity.
Greater Sacramento has 18.8% capacity; the Bay Area has 24.5%; and Northern California has 25%.
According to the Orange County Health Care Agency, OC has 238 ICU patients, with capacity at 13%; and 946 hospital patients, a new record.
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