Los Angeles County broke the Covid-19 record by the end of 2020 and is doing the same in the new year.
Public health officials in Los Angeles reported Saturday that LA County has surpassed 800,000 total coronavirus cases – about half the cases reported in the past month. To date, Los Angeles County has confirmed 806,210 Covid-19 cases and reported a total of 10,682 coronavirus-related deaths.
The first reported LA of the Covid-19 case is nearing its anniversary, with officials confirming 15,701 new cases and 138 coronavirus-related deaths on Saturday alone. December, which is defined by continuous lockdowns, closures and holiday gatherings, is the fastest acceleration in new cases during the epidemic, officials said in a statement.
As of Saturday, 7,777 patients had been hospitalized for infectious diseases. Hospital admissions continue while ICU capacity continues to decline. Since last Saturday, an additional 850 angelnos have been hospitalized for coronavirus.
The latest Covid-19 count for LA County was the most lively day of the epidemic for the state, immediately after California officials claimed New Year’s Day on Friday. On Friday, officials reported 585 Kovid-related deaths, a 37% increase from Thursday’s count.
Finally, as the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine, introduced by Moderna and Pfizer, travels to healthcare workers across the state, officials have discovered several cases of the new, more contagious Covid-19 strain in Big Bear – the same variant reported in Colorado and the United Kingdom. In
During a press briefing, Public Health Director Barbara Farrell said that while no reported cases of the new Covid-19 strain have been reported in LA County, that doesn’t mean it hasn’t spread.
Covid-19 Daily Update:
January 2, 2021
New cases: 15,701 (806,210 as of today)
New deaths: 138 (from today 10,682)
Current hospitalization: 7,627 pic.twitter.com/JUPg9hJozS
– LA Public Health (lapublichealth) January 3, 2021