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Average daily Covid-19 cases for weeks ending as shown

Average daily Covid-19 cases for weeks ending as shown

There were 158 new coronavirus cases reported each day on average for the week ending May 26, up from 129 for the week prior.

Testing has also ticked up, with 2,294 people tested each day on average in the past week, up from 2,175 for the week prior.

There are 5,578 total Orange County cases, with 1,995 people having recovered as of Tuesday, according to the Health Care Agency, which started tracking recoveries today.

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The total cases include 574 senior living residents and 366 jail inmates.

No new deaths were reported for the second day in a row, with 131 total deaths reported to date, including 52 senior living residents and no jail inmates.

Average daily hospitalizations for the week ending May 25 was 232, including 90 ICU patients, up from 221, and down from 94, for the week ending May 18. The county tracks data from 25 hospitals totaling 5,903 beds, including 1,024 recently added to account for COVID-19.

Cases surged in Santa Ana in the past week, with 257 reported, bringing its total to 1,032. Only 16 cases came from Santa Ana and Orange jails in the past week.

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