Orange County’s COVID-19 cases continue to increase ahead of Thanksgiving.
The county saw a nearly 92% jump in new cases in the past week to 938 average new daily cases.
It also reported an adjusted daily case rate of 17.2 per 100,000 on Tuesday; the county’s case rate factors in a 4-day lag.
County health officials continue to urge residents to be cautious ahead of the holiday weekend.
Recommendations for small gatherings include wearing masks and social distancing; gathering outdoors or keeping windows and doors open; and getting tested before and after visiting people outside of your household.
Go here for more information on the free at-home COVID-19 test program available to some OC residents.
Go here for more on how the OC business community is responding to COVID-19.