COVID-19: 10 new deaths reported in OC, 5 new cases in Newport Beach

Sadly, OC Health Care Agency reports that 1,401 people have died due to COVID-19 in Orange County, including 10 new deaths reported today (October 16), following 31 new deaths reported yesterday. There have been 26 deaths of Newport Beach residents to date.

The county reports that there have been 56,587 cumulative cases of COVID-19 countywide to date, an increase of 151 cases today.

The county reports that there have been 1,187 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Newport Beach to date, an increase of five cases today. This represents a per capita rate of 13.616 cases per thousand residents.

The county reports that 36 percent of ICU beds and 68 percent of ventilators are currently available countywide.

The county reports that 170 individuals are currently hospitalized with COVID-19 (includes ICU); 66 are in ICU.

The county estimates 50,632 “recovered cases” according to its data criteria.

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Courtesy of OC Health Care Agency

Orange County COVID-19 case data as of October 16, as reported by the County; click here to visit page that is updated daily