Numbers on the rise

Published 5:32 pm Thursday, July 9, 2020

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The number of those who have tested positive for COVID-19 in Orange County rose by 296 in a two-week period according to the latest numbers.
Testing for COID-19 will be at the old National Guard Armory at 4103 Meeks Drive in Orange on Sunday, July 12 from 8 a.m. -4 p.m. Anyone is eligible for testing and no pre-registration is required. They will have to register when they get there.
On June 23, the number of cases was 191 with 79 active cases, 109 recovered, three deceased and three hospitalized. Of those numbers, 41 were reported in the city of Orange.
July 1, the number of positive cases was 304, with 166 active cases, 135 recovered and three deceased. The number hospitalized was not available. Sixty-seven were in the city of Orange.
One week later, the numbers were 183 higher in Orange County. On July 9, 2020, the number of positive cases was 487, with 317 active cases, 165 recovered, five deceased and 12 hospitalized. One person is reported as in ICU. In the Orange area, the number increased from 67 to 114 – an increase of 47 in one week.