7 die of coronavirus in Orange County, Thursday

Orange County Health Care Agency Assistant Director Lilly Simmering said the agency is boosting testing capacity in institutional settings and is “increasing the number of staff working at skilled nursing home facilities.” The agency also continues to work with UC Irvine on a “training curriculum” with skilled nursing home facility staff “to ensure that their facilities are hygienic and doing proper precautions for COVID-19,” she said.