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Laguna Beach

 Volume 12, Issue 63  |  August 7, 2020

COVID-19: County reports 413 additional cases, three deaths

OC Health Care Agency reported 413 additional cases of COVID-19 in the County today, July 4, following 713 cases reported on Friday, 652 cases on Thursday, 570 cases on Wednesday, and 779 cases on Tuesday.

Sadly, the County reports that 363 people have died due to COVID-19, including three deaths received today. There have been no deaths of Laguna Beach residents.

According to the County, OC is experiencing “elevated disease transmission,” “increasing hospitalization,” and “limited hospitalization” – with a 12.8 percent increase in the three-day average of hospitalized patients. The County reports a total of 16,191 cumulative cases to date.

The County reports that 593 individuals are currently hospitalized with COVID-19 (includes ICU); 193 are in ICU.

Laguna Beach has had 69 confirmed cases to date, a net increase of two cases today, a per capita rate of 2.954 cases per thousand residents. This represents an increase of 13 cases in Laguna Beach since last Friday.

Santa Ana has had 3,235 confirmed cases to date, a net increase of 69 cases today, and 95 deaths. Anaheim has had 2,997 confirmed cases to date, a net increase of 72 cases today, and 89 deaths. Newport Beach has had 367 confirmed cases to date, a net increase of 15 cases today, and two deaths. Irvine has had 487 confirmed cases to date, a net increase of 12 cases today, and five deaths. Dana Point has had 63 confirmed cases to date, a net increase of two cases today, and no deaths.

The age group with the most confirmed cases is 25-34 years old, accounting for 3,557 of the total confirmed cases in the County to date. 

The County estimates 8,244 “recovered cases” according to its data criteria.

For questions about the data presented by the County, call (714) 834-2000 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

To view the data dashboard, click here.

Numbers are updated daily by Stu News Laguna and reported on our social media pages @StuNewsLaguna.

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Courtesy of OC Health Care Agency

Orange County COVID-19 case data as of July 4, as reported by the County; click here to visit page that is updated daily


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