New data map shows cases in children by city

New data map shows cases in children by city

After a surge in cases earlier this month, positive COVID-19 cases in the county are falling.

There were 721 cases per day on average in the week, down from 808 cases per day last week and 982 cases per day the week before that.

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The OC Health Care Agency also recently started tracking COVID-19 cases in children between the ages of 0 and 17 by city.

There have been 1,970 positive cases in children, or about 6% of cases countywide. The majority of those cases are occurring in Anaheim and Santa Ana, as are cases in adults.

Those two cities combined make up 36% of cases in Orange County. Anaheim has 5,708 cases, or 159 cases per 10,000 residents. Santa Ana has 6,272 cases, or 186 cases per 10,000 residents.

Orange County has a total of 33,358 cases and 556 deaths to date.