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2,151 reported cases of COVID-19 in OC: Laguna Beach no longer has highest per capita rate in OC

Numbers released by the OC Health Agency today, April 28, reflect that there have been 2,126 reported cases of COVID-19 in Orange County to date, including 34 new cases reported today. There are 36 reported cases of COVID-19 to date in Laguna Beach.

Laguna Beach, with a population of 23,358, previously had the highest per capita case rate in OC at 1.541 cases per thousand residents. However, Los Alamitos, with a population of 11,721 and 20 reported cases, now has the highest per capita rate in OC, with 1.706 cases per thousand residents.

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. 

Laguna Beach has only had one new reported case of COVID-19 since April 9.

Newport Beach has the third highest per capita rate in OC, with 96 reported cases, 1.101 cases per thousand residents.

Santa Ana is the city with the most cases at 313, with a population of 337,716. Irvine, with a population of 280,202, has 127 cases. Dana Point, with a population of 34,249, has 23 cases.

Sadly, the County reports 42 deaths due to COVID-19, including three today. 178 individuals are currently hospitalized with COVID-19; 74 are currently in ICU.

The County Public Health lab and reporting commercial labs have tested 27,737 people as of today.

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Courtesy of OC Health Care Agency

Orange County COVID-19 case data, as of April 28;

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