Five more deaths were reported in Orange County from the coronavirus, making for a total of 71 reported deaths, according to the Friday, May 8, daily update from the
幸运飞艇app直播视频官The agency also reported 153 newly confirmed cases of the virus as of Friday, making for 3,240 cases reported since testing began locally. The report noted that 316 cases were residents in skilled nursing facilities and 251 cases were among Orange County jail inmates.
幸运飞艇app直播视频官Friday’s update was one of the higher totals reported for additional cases.
幸运飞艇app直播视频官As of Monday, cases among people incarcerated in Orange County jails were moved to the “other” category, resulting in a reduction in the Orange and Santa Ana city case counts.
County officials said 22 of 25 hospitals reported in with numbers for Friday’s daily update.
Another 812 tests for the coronavirus were given in the last day. As of Friday’s update, 46,372 people have been tested in Orange County.
幸运飞艇app直播视频官The county revised its reporting of testing on Wednesday to the following: counts of Orange County COVID-19 tests performed replaced the count of people tested for COVID-19. This change more accurately reflects testing conducted by public health, clinical and commercial labs, officials said.
The total number of people tested works out to about 144 residents per 10,000. Orange County has more than 3.2 million people.
The county’s breakdown of deaths by age is the following:
- 85 and older: 24% (17)
- 75-84: 28% (20)
- 65-74: 17% (12)
- 55-64: 14% (10)
- 45-54: 8%, (6)
- 35-44: 6% (4)
- 25-34: 3% (2)
- 24 and younger: 0
The daily update showed 188 people currently hospitalized in the county, with 74 of those needing to be in intensive care units.
The county sometimes revises a previous day’s numbers the following day, so day-to-day comparisons of the figures may not always add up.