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Coronavirus: Orange County tests more than 2,200, 105 new cases reported on April 26

One new death was reported, raising the total number of people who have died in the county to 39.

The Orange County Health Care Agency reported 2.074 confirmed cases of the coronavirus as of Sunday, April 26.

One new death was reported, raising the total number of people who have died to 39 in the county. The county’s report said 22 of 25 hospitals reported in with numbers for the daily update.

There were 105 new cases reported Sunday, following 124 new cases of the virus reported in Saturday’s report. It is the third day the report had more than 100 cases.

The daily update noted another 2,267 people were tested, the most tested for COVID-19 in the county by about 1,000 tests. Some 25,552 people have been tested to date – that works out to about 79.4 residents per 10,000. Orange County has more than 3.2 million people.

This report showed the third consecutive day that more than 1,000 people were tested and the seventh consecutive day that more than 600 tests were done.

On Saturday, San Diego County with a population of about 3.3 million had 2,943 cases and 111 deaths reported. Los Angeles County with 10 million people had 19,107 cases and 895 reported deaths.