No new coronavirus deaths were reported Monday, while the number of people testing positive for the virus in the county continues to rise.
The percentage of positive COVID-19 tests in Orange County jumped to 14% today, with an average of 12% of those tested in the past week testing positive.
There have been 270,659 cumulative tests, with 17,882 testing positive to date, including 1,220 skilled nursing facility residents, 406 Orange County jail inmates and 111 individuals experiencing homelessness.
There have been 366 deaths to date, including 191 skilled nursing residents. More than 75% of all deaths are among those aged 65 years and above.
The percent of ICU beds currently available ticked up in the past week, from about 36% to nearly 42%. There’s been an 10% increase in 3-day average hospitalized patients, just slightly above the state threshold of 10%.
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