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 Volume 13, Issue 5  |  January 15, 2021


COVID-19: 3,847 new cases and 31 new deaths reported in OC, 10 new cases in Laguna Beach 

Sadly, OC Health Care Agency reports that 2,179 people have died due to COVID-19 in Orange County, including 31 new deaths reported today (January 13). There have been “less than five deaths” of Laguna Beach residents to date.

The county reported 3,847 new cases of COVID-19 in OC today. There have been 199,532 cumulative cases to date.

ICU capacity remains very low and hospitalization numbers very high. The percentage of adult ICU beds currently available in OC is 6.9 percent unadjusted and 0 percent adjusted.* 35 percent of ventilators are currently available countywide.

The county reports that 2,180 individuals are currently hospitalized with COVID-19 (-20 since yesterday’s report – includes ICU); 544 are in ICU (+9 since yesterday’s report).

The county reports that there have been 609 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Laguna Beach to date, including 10 new cases reported today and 62 new cases reported since last Wednesday’s report.

The county estimates 125,400 “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.

COVID-19 numbers are updated daily by Stu News Laguna and reported on our social media pages @StuNewsLaguna.

*Adjusted ICU capacity takes into account the percentage of COVID-19 positive patients in the ICU (the higher the percentage of COVID-19 positive patients in the ICU, the more the adjustment).

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Courtesy of OC Health Care Agency

Orange County COVID-19 case data posted on January 13, as reported by the county; click here to visit page that is updated daily

 

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