San Juan Capistrano Coronavirus Totals Grow To 219 Tuesday

Ashley Ludwig

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA —On Tuesday, Orange County health officials reported a total of 219 residents of San Juan Capistrano have tested positive for coronavirus.

In Orange County, 20 more coronavirus deaths were reported Tuesday, raising the death toll to 513. An additional 990 residents tested positive for COVID-19 as of Tuesday, bringing the cumulative Orange County coronavirus case load to 30,976.

Of the total deaths, 234 were skilled nursing facility residents and 17 were assisted living facility residents, and 2 were experiencing homelessness.

On Tuesday, the county recorded an additional 6,684 tests. They have administered 366,584 coronavirus tests and estimates 15,232 recoveries, the HCA reported.

In Orange County, here are Monday's coronavirus totals by city:

  • Aliso Viejo: 235
  • Anaheim: 5,316
  • Brea: 278
  • Buena Park: 850
  • Costa Mesa: 985
  • Coto de Caza: 19
  • Cypress: 294
  • Dana Point: 160
  • Fountain Valley: 315
  • Fullerton: 1,433
  • Garden Grove: 1,627
  • Huntington Beach: 1,495
  • Irvine: 1,024
  • La Habra: 711
  • La Palma: 103
  • Ladera Ranch: 102
  • Laguna Beach: 114
  • Laguna Hills: 190
  • Laguna Niguel: 241
  • Laguna Woods: 36
  • Lake Forest: 480
  • Los Alamitos: 143
  • Midway City: 57
  • Mission Viejo: 497
  • Newport Beach: 725
  • Orange: 1,429
  • Placentia: 574
  • Rancho Mission Viejo: 44
  • Rancho Santa Margarita: 210
  • Rossmoor: 26 (no change)
  • San Clemente: 280
  • San Juan Capistrano: 219
  • Santa Ana: 5,823
  • Seal Beach: 169
  • Silverado: 38 (no change)
  • Stanton: 365
  • Trabuco Canyon: 131
  • Tustin: 708
  • Villa Park: 35 (no change)
  • Westminster: 575
  • Yorba Linda: 422

Orange County is on the state's watch list for counties experiencing high rates of new cases and hospitalizations. It has shown some improvement, but with some continuing concerns.

The county's case rate per 100,000 residents dropped down from 230.5 on Sunday to 183.3, but is still far higher than the California Department of Public Health threshold of 25 per 100,000 residents.

The change in three-day average of hospitalized patients dropped from - 1.1 percent, to -2.6 percent on Tuesday, lower than the state's threshold of 10 percent

Also the county's intensive care unit beds available fell from 41 percent to 39.4 percent on Tuesday, and the percent of ventilators available rose from 61.5 percent to 64 percent. The state's threshold is 20 percent of ICU beds available to handle a surge and 25 percent ventilators on hand.

Full coronavirus coverage: Coronavirus In California: What To Know

This article originally appeared on the San Juan Capistrano Patch

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