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COVID-19: 336 new cases and 41 new deaths reported in OC

Sadly, OC Health Care Agency reports that 3,685 people have died due to COVID-19 in Orange County, including 41 new deaths reported yesterday (February 18). There have been five deaths of Laguna Beach residents to date.

The county reported 336 new cases yesterday. There have been 243,665 cumulative cases to date.

The percentage of adult ICU beds currently available in OC is 14.9 percent. 58 percent of ventilators are currently available countywide.

The county reports that 663 individuals are currently hospitalized with COVID-19 (-56 since Wednesday’s report – includes ICU); 230 are in ICU (-5 since Wednesday’s report).

The county reports that there have been 777 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Laguna Beach to date, including 10 new cases reported since last Thursday’s report.

The county estimates 220,609 “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.

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Courtesy of OC Health Care Agency

Orange County COVID-19 case data posted on February 18, as reported by the county; click here to visit page that is updated daily