Lower Positivity Rate, Other Factors Gets Orange County Removed From California’s Coronavirus Watch List

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FULLERTON (CBSLA) — Orange County was removed on Sunday from the state watch list about areas of concern in California during the coronavirus pandemic.

Officials reported 153 new coronavirus cases and one additional death on Sunday, bringing the countywide total to 45,954 cumulative cases and 897 deaths.

Orange County’s positivity rate is 5.4%, below the state’s desired threshold of 8%, which contributed to the county being removed from monitoring.

The number of people hospitalized in the county has also been dropping leading to more availability of intensive care unit beds and ventilators.

Orange County is currently at 380 coronavirus-related hospitalizations as of Sunday, with 111 of those patients being treated in the ICU.

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