Coronavirus: Orange County reported 151 new cases and two new deaths, Nov. 23 ...

Coronavirus: Orange County reported 151 new cases and two new deaths, Nov. 23 ...


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The OC Health Care Agency reported 151 new cases of the coronavirus on Tuesday, Nov. 23, increasing the cumulative total since tracking began in the county to 311,217.

There have been 3,447 new infections reported in the last 14 days.

There were 187 people with confirmed cases of the coronavirus reported in Orange County hospitals on Tuesday, 49 of whom needed to be in intensive care units.

Two more deaths were reported as of Tuesday, increasing the count of those who have died from the virus in Orange County to 5,666.

The data on deaths in the county is compiled from death certificates or gathered through the course of case investigations and can take weeks to process. The most recent death recorded was on Nov. 12.

Of the 5,666 deaths reported from the virus, 1,177 were skilled nursing facility residents, 636 were in assisted living facilities, two were O.C. jail inmates and 17 were listed as homeless.

The county update said 5,726,753 tests have been given for the coronavirus since testing began locally, with at least 7,182 new tests administered since the last report.

It is estimated 299,329 people have recovered from the virus. The count of people who have recovered is based on the prior 28-day cumulative case count.

Data posted each day is preliminary and subject to change, officials emphasize. More information may become available as individual case investigations are completed.

You can find the Orange County Health Care Agency dashboard here.

Click here to view or download the daily tracker.