Orange County’s COVID hospitalizations remain stable

Of the patients hospitalized with the virus, 69.4% are incompletely vaccinated or unvaccinated. The rate is 70.2% for the ICU patients. “The Orange County numbers are looking good,” Andrew Noymer, an epidemiologist and UC Irvine [associate] professor of population health and disease prevention, told City News Service last Friday. “The deaths are slowing down and the testing positive percentage.”