Orange County saw a nearly 23% jump in coronavirus hospitalizations in the past week as the county heads into the holiday season.
There are currently 304 hospitalized COVID-19 patients, the highest level seen in two months.
ICU patients are up 12% in the past week to 87, with 83 patients currently in the ICU.
Orange County saw a record high of 722 hospital and 245 ICU coronavirus patients in mid-July, though health officials warn a looming surge could bring even higher figures as the county heads into flu season and large holiday gatherings worsen transmission rates.
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