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Coronavirus hospitalizations fell below 100 this week for the first time in nearly a year, according to data from the Orange County Health Care Agency.

There were 89 patients hospitalized with coronavirus on Tuesday, May 4, marking the lowest level since the onset of the pandemic in March.

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That’s down from about 200 patients on May 4, 2020, and is off significantly from the peak of 2,259 hospitalizations in the first week of January.

There were about 25 ICU patients as of Tuesday, down from 71 a year ago.

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