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COVID-19: 269 new cases and 98 new deaths reported in OC, 2 new cases in Laguna Beach

Sadly, OC Health Care Agency reports that 4,173 people have died due to COVID-19 in Orange County, including 98 new deaths reported today (March 6). There have been five deaths of Laguna Beach residents to date.

The county reported 269 new cases of COVID-19 in OC today. There have been 247,641 cumulative cases to date.

The percentage of adult ICU beds currently available in OC is 32.2 percent. 66 percent of ventilators are currently available countywide.

The county reports that 321 individuals are currently hospitalized with COVID-19 (-18 since yesterday’s report – includes ICU); 87 are in ICU (-4 since yesterday’s report).

The county reports that there have been 803 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Laguna Beach to date, including two new cases reported today and 12 new cases reported since last Saturday’s report.

The county estimates 236,047 “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..

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


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