Average daily cases for week ending as shown

Average daily cases for week ending as shown

There have been 162 new coronavirus cases reported each day on average in the past week, up from 145 the week prior, and 132 for the week ending May 27.

There were 3,118 average daily tests done in the week ending June 9, down from 3,637 for the prior week. About 168,158 tests have been conducted to date, with 7,737 people testing positive, or 4.6%.

Of the total cases, 833 are from senior living facilities, and 384 are from Orange County jails. 13 new deaths were reported Wednesday, including six from senior living facilities, bringing the total to 198 deaths.

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Orange County has a death rate of 1.7 deaths per 100,000 residents in the past two weeks, lower than the state’s rate of 2.2 deaths per 100,000 residents, according to a state database.

For the week ending June 8, the last day hospital data was available, there were 294 hospitalizations and 146 ICU patients on average each day, up from 279 and 120 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.