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The OC Health Care Agency reported a total of 6,474 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Orange County and 1,246 cases in Santa Ana, on June 1. The Santa Ana case numbers don’t include infected inmates in County jails.

There were 213 new cases reported on June 1, in Orange County. No new deaths were reported. To date 147 victims have died in Orange County. There are currently 240 victims in local hospitals and 97 of them are in Intensive Care Units. To date an estimated 2,632 victims have recovered.

The California Department of Public Health reported 113,006 confirmed cases and 4,251 deaths, statewide, on June 1.

Here is how other major cities in Orange County are faring:

  • Anaheim reports 1,099 cases
  • Huntington Beach reports 348 cases
  • Garden Grove reports 350 cases
  • Orange reports 288 cases
  • Irvine reports 198 cases
  • Buena Park reports 173 cases
  • Newport Beach reports 144 cases
  • Fullerton reports 215 cases
  • Westminster reports 134 cases
  • Tustin reports 88 cases
  • Costa Mesa reports 123 cases
  • Fountain Valley reports 61 cases

The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19. California now has 94,558 confirmed cases and 3,795 deaths.

The CDC reported these national cases:

  • TOTAL CASES: 1,787,680
  • 26,177 New Cases
  • TOTAL DEATHS: 104,396
  • 696 New Deaths

Health Care Worker Infection Rates

As of June 1, local health departments have reported 10,083 confirmed positive cases in health care workers and 60 deaths statewide. 

Your Actions Save Lives
Every person has a role to play. Protecting yourself and your family comes down to common sense: 

  • Staying home except for essential needs/activities following local and state public health guidelines when patronizing approved businesses. To the extent that such sectors are re-opened, Californians may leave their homes to work at, patronize, or otherwise engage with those businesses, establishments or activities.
  • Practicing social distancing.
  • Wearing a cloth face mask when out in public.
  • Washing hands with soap and water for a minimum of 20 seconds.
  • Avoiding touching eyes, nose or mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Covering a cough or sneeze with your sleeve, or disposable tissue. Wash your hands afterward.
  • Avoiding close contact with people who are sick.
  • Staying away from work, school or other people if you become sick with respiratory symptoms like fever and cough.
  • Following guidance from public health officials.

What to Do if You Think You’re Sick
Call ahead: If you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 (fever, cough or shortness of breath), call your health care provider before seeking medical care so that appropriate precautions can be taken. More than 85 community testing sites also offer free, confidential testing: Find a COVID-19 Testing Site.

For more information about what Californians can do to prevent the spread of COVID-19, visit Coronavirus (COVID-19) in California.

California continues to issue guidance on preparing and protecting California from COVID-19. Consolidated guidance is available on the California Department of Public Health’s Guidance web page.

By Editor

The New Santa Ana blog has been covering news, events and politics in Santa Ana since 2009.

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