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Coronavirus: Orange County reported 563 new cases and four more deaths on Sept. 10 ...

Coronavirus: Orange County reported 563 new cases and four more deaths on Sept. 10 ...

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The OC Health Care Agency reported 563 new cases of the coronavirus on Friday, Sept. 10, increasing the cumulative total since tracking began in the county to 289,798.

There have been 6,225 new infections reported in the last 14 days.

There were 426 people with confirmed cases of the coronavirus reported in Orange County hospitals on Friday, 130 of whom needed to be in an intensive care unit.

There were four more deaths reported since Thursday, increasing the count of those who have died from the virus in Orange County to 5,299.

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 Aug. 31.

Of the 5,299 deaths reported from the virus, 1,151 were skilled nursing facility residents, 617 were in assisted living facilities, two were O.C. jail inmates and 15 were listed as homeless.

The county update said 4,803,164 tests have been given for the coronavirus since testing began locally, with at least 28,136 new tests administered since the previous report.

It is estimated 272,055 people have recovered from the virus as of Friday. 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.

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