Sat. Mar 2nd, 2024

The O.C. Health Care Agency has finally made COVID-19 case information available by zip code. There are currently 14,413 cases and 345 deaths to date in Orange County as of July 1, with 2,954 cases in Santa Ana and 92 deaths. A total of 570 new cases were reported today as well as 5 new deaths. There are currently 542 victims in local hospitals and 192 of them are in Intensive Care Units. An estimated total of 7,642 patients have recovered.

Here is how the COVID-19 case count breaks down by Santa Ana’s zip codes (note – SNF means Skilled Nursing Facility):

  • 92704 (population: 90,205) – 719 cases/0 SNF Cases – 11 Deaths/0 SNF Deaths
  • 92701 (population: 55,534) – 570 cases/111 SNF Cases – 40 Deaths/29 SNF Deaths
  • 92703 (population: 59,190) – 557 cases/0 SNF cases – 11 Deaths/0 SNF Deaths
  • 92707 (population: 62,894) – 537 cases/59 SNF cases – 12 Deaths/6 SNF Deaths
  • 92706 (population: 37,406) – 357 cases/75 SNF cases – 15 Deaths/12 SNF Deaths
  • 92705 (population: 46,883) – 193 cases/33 SNF Cases – 1 Death/1 SNF Deaths

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

  • Anaheim reports 2,713 cases and 85 deaths
  • Garden Grove reports 797 cases and 9 deaths
  • Huntington Beach reports 671 cases and 38 deaths
  • Orange reports 650 cases and 15 deaths
  • Fullerton reports 602 cases and 16 deaths
  • Buena Park reports 443 cases and 4 deaths
  • Irvine reports 419 cases and 5 deaths
  • Costa Mesa reports 361 cases and 2 deaths
  • Westminster reports 293 cases and 9 deaths
  • Newport Beach reports 309 cases and 2 deaths
  • Tustin reports 292 cases and 6 deaths
  • Fountain Valley reports 123 cases and 6 deaths

The California Department of Public Health reported that the state has 216,550 confirmed cases to date. California has 232,657 confirmed cases to date. There have been 6,090 COVID-19 deaths since the start of the pandemic. There have been 4,254,176 tests conducted in California. 

The CDC reports these national cases:

  • TOTAL CASES: 2,624,873
  • 43,644 New Cases
  • TOTAL DEATHS: 127,299
  • 560 New Deaths

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.
  • Answer the call if a contact tracer from the CA COVID Team or your local health department tries to connect. Contact tracers will connect you to free, confidential testing and other resources, if needed.
  • 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 100 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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