Public Health Reports 44 New Deaths and 13,580 New Positive Cases of COVID-19 in LA County in a Single Day
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) today released the latest data on COVID-19.
- 13,580 new COVID-19 cases (719,833 cases to date)
- 44 new deaths due to COVID-19 (9,482 deaths to date); deaths are under reported due to holiday and weekend reporting delays
- 6,815 people currently hospitalized with COVID-19
- 20% are in the ICU
- More than 4,600,000 individuals tested; 15% of all people tested positive
CHANGE LINKS NOTE: This basically means that Los Angeles County is accounting for 10% of all new daily cases in the US.
|Daily New Cases, Positivity Rate, Hospitalizations of Confirmed Cases and Deaths|
Last 7 Days
|Daily new cases||13,580|
|Daily positivity rate (7-day avg)||17.5%|
* The number of deaths reflect an undercount due to the reporting lag associated with the Spectrum outage on 12/25, the Christmas holiday and the weekend delay.
A wide range of data and dashboards on COVID-19 from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health are available on the Public Health website at http://www.publichealth.lacounty.gov including:
- COVID-19 Daily Data (cases, deaths, testing, testing positivity rate, mortality rate, and hospitalizations)
- Gender, Age, Race/Ethnicity and City/Community Cases and Deaths
- Recovery Metrics
- Contract Tracing Metrics
- Skilled Nursing Facility Metrics
- Citations due to Health Officer Order Noncompliance
Always check with trusted sources for the latest accurate information about novel coronavirus:
- Los Angeles County Department of Public Health http://publichealth.lacounty.gov/media/Coronavirus/
- California Department of Public Health https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/Immunization/ncov2019.aspx
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019- ncov/index.htmlSpanish https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index-sp.html
- World Health Organization https://www.who.int/health-topics/coronavirus
- LA County residents can also call 2-1-1
The Reopening Protocols, COVID-19 Surveillance Interactive Dashboard, Roadmap to Recovery, Recovery Dashboard, and additional things you can do to protect yourself, your family and your community are on the Public Health website, http://www.publichealth.lacounty.gov.