New cases leaped from 2,173 to 3,231 for Wednesday. Deaths rose from one to 23. Hospitalizations saw an increase from 1,287 to 1,486 and COVID-19 patients in intensive care units went from 296 to 319.
The total number of cases to-date in Orange County is now 111,168, of which 68,773 are considered recovered. Cumulative deaths are at 1,718 people.