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COVID-19: County reports 779 additional cases today, “elevated disease transmission,” “increasing hospitalization,” and “limited hospital capacity”

OC Health Care Agency has reported 779 additional cases of COVID-19 in the County today, June 30, marking the highest single-day increase of reported cases to date.

According to the County, OC is experiencing “elevated disease transmission,” “increasing hospitalization,” and “limited hospitalization” – with a 9.7 percent change in the three-day average of hospitalized patients. The County reports a total of 13,843 cumulative cases to date.

Sadly, the County reports that 340 people have died due to COVID-19, including 10 new deaths received today. There have been no deaths of Laguna Beach residents.

175 of those who have died were skilled nursing facility residents; three were individuals experiencing homelessness.

The County reports that 510 individuals are currently hospitalized with COVID-19 (includes ICU); 176 are in ICU.

Laguna Beach has had 61 confirmed cases to date, a net increase of two cases today, a per capita rate of 2.612 cases per thousand residents. 

Santa Ana has had 2,850 confirmed cases to date, a net increase of 116 cases today, and 89 deaths. Anaheim has had 2,591 confirmed cases to date, a net increase of 128 cases today, and 84 deaths. Newport Beach has had 295 confirmed cases to date, a net increase of 23 cases today, and two deaths. Irvine has had 287 confirmed cases to date, a net increase of 22 cases today, and five deaths. Dana Point has had 54 confirmed cases to date, a net increase of two cases today, and no deaths.

The age group with the most confirmed cases is 25-34 years old, accounting for 2,943 of the total confirmed cases in the County to date. 

The County estimates 7,423 “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.

Numbers are updated daily by Stu News Laguna and reported on our social media pages @StuNewsLaguna.

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Courtesy of OC Health Care Agency

Orange County COVID-19 case data as of June 30, as reported by the County; click here to visit page that is updated daily