New coronavirus cases in past week; orange line represents seven-day average

New coronavirus cases in past week; orange line represents seven-day average

Average daily coronavirus cases appear to be trending down, with Tuesday marking the third day in a row that the trailing seven days represented a decrease in new cases over the preceding day.

About 160 new coronavirus cases were reported each day on average, which is down from the average of 180 reported Saturday, though it’s up from the week prior, when 145 average daily coronavirus cases were reported for the week ending June 2.

There are 7,614 cases reported to date, which include 821 senior living residents and 384 jail inmates. Just five cases have come from Orange County jails in the past week.

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Nearly 165,000 tests have been conducted to date; among those tested, 4.6% have been positive, down from 4.8% the prior week.

Cases from Anaheim and Santa Ana continue to increase on a weekly basis, with 475 reported in the past week, up from 451 the week prior.

There were 35 deaths reported in the past week, up from 19 the week prior, with 185 deaths occurring to date. About 46% of total deaths have been in senior living facilities.

For the week ending June 7, the last day hospital data was available, there were 290 hospitalizations on average each day, up from 280 for the week prior.

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For a closer look at Orange County coronavirus data, see the Monday print edition of the Business Journal.