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2,074 reported cases of COVID-19 in OC: 36 reported cases in Laguna Beach

Numbers released by the OC Health Agency today, April 26, reflect that there have been 2,074 reported cases on COVID-19 in Orange County to date, including 105 new cases reported today. This marks the second highest single-day increase for the County, while yesterday was the highest. There are 36 reported cases of COVID-19 in Laguna Beach.

Laguna Beach, with a population of 23,358, has the highest per capita rate in OC, with 1.541 cases per thousand residents. However, Laguna Beach has only had one new reported case of COVID-19 since April 9.

The City of Laguna Beach has taken strong measures to protect its residents, closing its beaches and trails last month, and enacting an Emergency Order requiring all essential workers and essential business customers in the city to wear protective face coverings.

Los Alamitos has the second highest per capita rate in OC, with 16 reported cases, 1.365 cases per thousand residents.

Newport Beach has the third highest per capita rate in OC, with 43 reported cases, 1.078 cases per thousand residents.

Anaheim is the city with the most cases at 285, with a population of 359,339. Irvine, with a population of 280,202, has 127 cases. Dana Point, with a population of 34,249, has 22 cases.

Sadly, the County reports 39 deaths due to COVID-19. 148 individuals are currently hospitalized with COVID-19; 55 are currently in ICU.

The County Public Health lab and reporting commercial labs have tested 25,552 people as of today.

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Numbers are updated daily by Stu News Laguna.

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Courtesy of OC Health Care Agency

Orange County COVID-19 case data, as of April 26;

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