Orange County cases
As of July 24, the Orange County Health Care Agency, the lead agency for coronavirus in our region, is tracking 33,358 cases.
There were 5,049 new cases recorded across the county in the past seven days.
All of the cases are from several prior days with the most recent on July 22.
The seven-day average of new cases reported as of July 15 is 586.
The county breaks out cases for those living in homelessness, those in skilled nursing facilities and those in county jails.
There are 1,515 cases reported in skilled nursing facilities, 464 cases among inmates and 129 among the county's homeless population.
The county's estimate of those who have recovered from COVID-19, the condition caused by coronavirus, is at 18,007 people.
Orange County has seen 556 deaths - the first of which was reported March 24 - from complications of COVID-19.
About half of those were patients at skilled nursing facilities.
While any loss of life is tragic, Orange County's death rate is relatively low at 1.6 percent.
The county now is at 384,692 PCR tests completed.
A PCR test is a swab sample that confirms if a person has a current infection.
Tests are current up to July 23.
As of July 24, the county's seven-day positivity rate is 12.7 percent.
The county's running total of 33,358 cases compared with total tests represents an 8.7 percent ongoing positivity rate.
The positivity rate is a carefully tracked indicator by the county and state health officials, and is part of the determination of how the county is faring in the face of the outbreak.
Read more about state data monitoring
Another carefully tracked indicator, hospitalizations, were down according to the most recent data as of July 23.
Patients in hospitals: 652, down from a high of 700 this week
Patients in intensive care: 215, down from a high of 234 this week
Percentage of ICU beds available: 32, unchanged for several days now as the county awaits updated state data.
Percentage of ventilators available: 63, unchanged for several days now as the county awaits updated state data.