COVID-19: 160 new cases and 47 new deaths reported in OC, 4 new cases in Laguna Beach

Sadly, OC Health Care Agency reports that 4,013 people have died due to COVID-19 in Orange County, including 47 new deaths reported yesterday (March 4). There have been five deaths of Laguna Beach residents to date.

The county reported 160 new cases of COVID-19 in OC yesterday. There have been 247,140 cumulative cases to date.

The percentage of adult ICU beds currently available in OC is 30.8 percent. 66 percent of ventilators are currently available countywide.

The county reports that 379 individuals are currently hospitalized with COVID-19 (-24 since Wednesday’s report – includes ICU); 97 are in ICU (-10 since Wednesday’s report).

The county reports that there have been 801 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Laguna Beach to date, including four new cases reported yesterday and 12 new cases reported since last Thursday’s report.

The county estimates 234,853 “recovered cases” according to its data criteria.

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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 March 4, as reported by the county; click here to visit page that is updated daily