Anaheim cases: 16,366
The surge in Anaheim and Orange County COVID-19 cases following Halloween and Thanksgiving gatherings continues as we make our way through December.
If you've been following us on social media, you've likely seen the continued increase of new cases reported in our daily updates. We are seeing a coronavirus surge that has quickly outpaced the peak we saw during our summer surge in July.
Anaheim saw an increase of 2,491 cases in the past seven days, while Orange County saw 14,415 new cases in that time. These numbers are almost double those of the week prior.
Anaheim is at a cumulative 16,366 cases, with 1,811 among children.
Orange County is at a cumulative 97,302 cases, with 8,529 among children.
Sadly, Anaheim has seen 359 people pass from complications of COVID-19, the condition caused by coronavirus. The county has seen a total 1,662 deaths.
Our hearts go out to the family and friends who have lost someone dear to them.
As of Dec. 11, the county has processed 1,641,316 polymerase chain reaction, or PCR, tests, the standard for diagnosing COVID-19 cases.
Orange County, along with a broader Southern California region was placed under a regional stay-at-home order on Sunday, Dec. 6 when the region's ICU bed availability fell below 15 percent. As a result, many businesses and restaurants have had to limit operations.
As of Dec. 11, the state reports our region's ICU availability at 6.2 percent. Orange County's ICU availability to treat COVID-19 patients is at 2.3 percent.
The county's current case rate is 30.3 per 100,000 residents.
The county's current positivity rate is 10.6 percent.
Here's a look at the latest data by ZIP codes in our city.
92804: southwest Anaheim
Knott Avenue to the west to Euclid Street to the east, and from Lincoln Avenue to the north to Ball Road to the south. The ZIP code is the most populous in Anaheim. It is also home to the most skilled nursing facilities along and near Beach Boulevard.
- Population: 92,854
- Total Cases: 4,019
- Nursing facility cases: 448
- Deaths: 140 with 91 from nursing facilities
- Seven-day positivity rate: 14.2 percent, up from 11.2 percent the week prior
- Seven-day case rate: 37.4, up from 35.2 the week prior
Santa Ana (I-5) Freeway to the west to State College Boulevard, and from the Riverside (91) Freeway to the north to Orangewood Avenue to the south. The ZIP code has the second highest population.
92801: northwest Anaheim
Western Avenue to the west to East Street to the east, Lincoln Avenue to the south to the Riverside (91) Freeway to the north. The ZIP code is home to third highest population.
92802: central-south Anaheim
- Population: 63,483
- Total cases: 2,982
- Nursing facility cases: 78
- Deaths: 54 with 19 from nursing facilities
- Seven-day positivity rate: 15.4 percent, up from 13.4 percent the week prior
- Seven-day case rate: 43, up from 42.5 the week prior
Euclid Street to the west to the Santa Ana (I-5) Freeway to the west, and from Lincoln Avenue to the north to Orangewood Avenue to the south. The ZIP code has the fourth largest number of people.
92806: central-east Anaheim
- Population: 44,456
- Total cases: 2,057
- Nursing facility cases: 122
- Deaths: 54 with 29 from nursing facilities
- Seven-day positivity rate: 16.4 percent, up from 10.7 percent the week prior
- Seven-day case rate: 39.8, up from 30.8 the week prior
State College Boulevard to the west to Tustin Avenue to the east, and from Orangethorpe Avenue to the north to the Santa Ana River to the south. The ZIP code has the fifth largest number of people.
92807: Anaheim Canyon, part of east Anaheim
- Population: 41,980
- Total cases: 1,815
- Nursing facility cases: none
- Deaths: 22
- Seven-day positivity rate: 15.2 percent, up from 11.5 percent the week prior
- Seven-day case rate: 41.5, up from 34 the week prior
Tustin Avenue to the west to Fairmont Boulevard to the east, Orangethorpe Avenue to the north to Serrano Avenue to the south. The area has the sixth most people.
92808: east Anaheim
Fairmont Boulevard to the west into the eastern open space, from Riverside (91) Freeway to the north to southern city boundary. The ZIP code includes part of Anaheim's eastern open space with no homes and has the fewest people.
Among cities, Santa Ana has the most cumulative cases at 19,036, followed by Anaheim at 16,366, Garden Grove at 5,822, Fullerton at 4,642. Orange at 4,637 and