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Laguna Beach

 Volume 12, Issue 64  |  August 11, 2020


COVID-19: 31 new deaths reported in OC, 637 new cases – 133 cases in Laguna Beach to date

OC Health Care Agency reported 637 additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the County today, August 1.

Sadly, the County reports that 649 people have died due to COVID-19, including 31 new deaths received today. There have been “less than five deaths” of Laguna Beach residents to date, according to the County.

According to the County, OC is experiencing “elevated disease transmission,” “increasing hospitalization,” and “limited hospital capacity.” The County reports a total of 36,833 cumulative cases to date.

The County reports that 546 individuals are currently hospitalized with COVID-19 (includes ICU); 169 are in ICU.

Laguna Beach has had 133 confirmed cases to date, a per capita rate of 5.694 cases per thousand residents.

Santa Ana has had 6,967 confirmed cases to date, a net increase of 135 cases today, and 172 deaths. Anaheim has had 6,278 confirmed cases to date, a net increase of 87 cases today, and 158 deaths. Newport Beach has had 835 confirmed cases to date, a net increase of 15 cases today, and eight deaths. Irvine has had 1,189 confirmed cases to date, a net increase of 15 cases today, and nine deaths. Dana Point has had 183 confirmed cases to date, a net increase of one case today, and no deaths.

The County estimates 23,860 “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 August 1, as reported by the County; click here to visit page that is updated daily

 

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