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Coronavirus: OC Public Health to scale back on posting data

Orange County Register - 6/13/2021

Jun. 12—The OC Health Care Agency says it will only post COVID-19 case count data on weekdays for the remainder of June, and it will taper off to once-a-week reporting in July.

Beginning July 1, OC data will be updated on Tuesdays by 5 p.m. The data will continue to be tracked by CalREDIE's disease reporting and surveillance system.

As of Friday, June 11, the cumulative total in the county was 255,588 cases since tracking began.

As of June 11, there were 424 new infections reported in the last 14 days.

The total number of COVID-19 fatalities is 5,095.

The California Department of Public Health's vaccines dashboard said more than 3.27 million vaccine doses have been distributed in Orange County as of Friday. As of June 8, the percentage of people fully vaccinated in Orange County by age is as follows:

* 65 and older: 67.8%

* 50-64: 67.1%

* 18-49: 52%

* Up to 17: 17.5%

The map below is from the California Department of Public Health's COVID-19 vaccinations dashboard and shows vaccinations by ZIP code. Click on the image to go to the site. It may take a few minutes to load.

Of the cumulative 5,095 deaths reported from the virus, 1,131 were skilled nursing facility residents, 589 were in assisted living facilities, one was an O.C. jail inmate and 12 were listed as homeless.

The county's breakdown of deaths by age is as follows:

17 and younger: 0.02% (1)18-24: 0.16% (8)25-34: 1.16% (59)35-44: 2.26% (115)45-54: 6.34% (323)55-64: 14.31% (729)65-74: 19.27% (982)75-84: 24.59% (1,253)85 and older: 31.89% (1,625)

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


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