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

Sunday 12/27
Daily new cases13,580
Daily deaths44*
Daily positivity rate (7-day avg)17.5%
Daily hospitalizations6,815

* 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 including:

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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,

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