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Orange County Reports 3,121 New Coronavirus Cases, Record Number Of ICU Patients

SANTA ANA (CBSLA) -- Orange County health officials on Sunday reported 3,121 new cases of COVID-19 and 50 additional deaths, bringing the county's totals to 188,602 cases and 2,092 fatalities.

The latest death reports were staggered, which means that not all of them occurred within the past 24 hours.

Of Sunday's 50 reported deaths, nine were residents of skilled nursing facilities and one was a staff member at a skilled nursing facility, and 11 were residents of assisted living facilities.

The number of patients hospitalized with the coronavirus in the O.C. decreased from 2,221 Saturday to 2,216, while the number of ICU patients increased from 528 to a record 547, according to the Orange County Health Care Agency.

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