Fewer Orange County residents appear to be testing positive for coronavirus, even on lower testing figures, according to the health care agency.
About 2,675 tests were conducted each day on average in the past week, down from 3,533 tests the week prior. Meanwhile, fewer people tested positive during that time frame, with 3.2% testing positive in the past week, down from 4.8% the week prior.
About 136,100 of the county’s 3.2 million residents have been tested to date, with 4.2% testing positive in total.
There were 151 new coronavirus cases reported each day on average for the week ending June 2, down from 155 the week prior.
There are 6,574 total Orange County cases, including 717 senior living residents and 379 jail inmates. There have been 150 deaths to date, including 63 senior living residents and no jail inmates.
Residents in senior living facilities have represented nearly 15% of new cases in the past week, and 52% of new deaths.
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