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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 137 new coronavirus cases reported each day on average for the week ending May 27, down slightly from 138 the week prior.

Testing continues to pick back up, with 2,497 people tested each day on average in the past week, up from 2,123 for the week prior. About 109,000 of the county’s 3.2 million residents have been tested to date, with 5% testing positive.

There are 5,646 total Orange County cases, including 617 senior living residents and 369 jail inmates. More than 420 cases have come from Anaheim and Santa Ana in the past week, representing nearly half of the county total in that time frame.

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Five new deaths were reported Wednesday, including two from senior living facilities, with 136 total deaths reported to date, including 54 senior living residents and no jail inmates.

Average daily hospitalizations for the week ending May 26 was 235, including 91 ICU patients, up from 222 and 82 for the week ending May 19. The county tracks data from 25 hospitals totaling 5,903 beds, including 1,024 recently added to account for COVID-19.

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