Orange County’s coronavirus metrics once again hit new lows last week, with its case rate falling below one for the first time.


The region had 0.9 new cases per 100,000 residents last week, down from 1.3 and 1.5 in the two weeks prior.

This marks the third week Orange County has been in the least restrictive yellow tier.

The county’s test positivity rate is also at its lowest point to date at 0.6%, down from 0.8% the week prior.

OC’s health equity rate, which measures positive test rates in harder-hit neighborhoods, is at 0.7%, flat from last week.

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