Michelle Steel Statement on Orange County Health Care Agency's Report of 1,028 Cases Received Today From Specimens Collected Over The Past Six Weeks

Today, The Orange County Health Care Agency will report 1,028 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Orange County. Of these, 1,013 positive specimens were collected between June 20th and July 3rd, while another 15 were collected from prior to June 19th. Of these, 2 were from skilled nursing facilities and none were from county jails or homeless.

“With cases of COVID-19 in California increasing over the last six weeks, I ask the residents and visitors of Orange County to please wear a face covering when you are in a public place and unable to properly social distance, as well as following hygiene and social distancing guidance. This is of the utmost importance to protect your health and the health of others, so that we can return back to normal as quickly as possible.”

Below you will find a breakdown of the case numbers reported today:

Specimen Collection Date

Count

Percent

Age Group (years)

Count

Percent

Race/Ethnicity

Count

Percent

6/18/2020

6

0.58%

0-17

94

9.14%

Hispanic or Latino

73

7.10%

6/19/2020

9

0.88%

18-24

172

16.73%

Other

190

18.48%

6/20/2020

4

0.39%

25-34

267

25.97%

White

132

12.84%

6/21/2020

2

0.19%

35-44

164

15.95%

Asian

18

1.75%

6/22/2020

46

4.47%

45-54

138

13.42%

Black or African American

6

0.58%

6/23/2020

74

7.20%

55-64

116

11.28%

Multiple Races

0

0.00%

6/24/2020

125

12.16%

65-74

42

4.09%

NHOPI

1

0.10%

6/25/2020

126

12.26%

75-84

19

1.85%

AI/AN

1

0.10%

6/26/2020

196

19.07%

85+

15

1.46%

Unknown

607

59.05%

6/27/2020

159

15.47%

Unknown

1

0.10%

Total

1028

100.00%

6/28/2020

123

11.96%

Total

1028

100.00%

     

6/29/2020

101

9.82%

           

6/30/2020

31

3.02%

           

7/1/2020

2

0.19%

           

7/2/2020

1

0.10%

           

7/3/2020

23

2.24%

           

Total

1028

100.00%