Santa Ana, California 2021-01-13 19:03:15 –
Santa Ana (CBSLA) — On Wednesday, the Orange County Healthcare Agency reported 3,847 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases and 31 additional deaths, resulting in 199,532 and 2,179 deaths across the county.
Of the new deaths reported, 6 were residents of a skilled long-term care facility and 6 were residents of a life support facility. Since the pandemic, 707 residents and 242 life support facilities in skilled care facilities have died after being infected with the coronavirus.
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The number of COVID-19 patients admitted on Wednesday decreased slightly from 2,200 on Tuesday to 2,180, while the number of patients treated in the intensive care unit increased from 535 on Tuesday to 544 on Wednesday. Has increased.
Orange County supervisor Lisa Bartlett said staffing was “becoming an increasingly important issue” for hospitals in the county, authorities pleaded with the state to sick more doctors and nurses. He said he was helping to place it in.
The dire situation continued when the county reached an agreement with Knott’s Berry Farm to open the first COVID-19 vaccination supermarket in the Disneyland Resort parking lot and a second site.
The county hopes to eventually open five supersites in different regions, but supervisors have stated that there is not yet enough vaccine dose to open another supersite.
As of Wednesday, the county had received 40,000 doses during storage and is expected to receive another 35,000 doses next week.
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