Today, Los Angeles County had 1,811 more new confirmed cases than the total announced yesterday. The county’s public health department attributed this very high number to “600 cases are from a backlog of test results.” New hospitalizations decreased 6% from ninety-nine down to ninety-three after yesterday’s large spike. New deaths dropped from sixty-one down to forty-five, a decrease of 26.2% from the day before.
The number of COVID-19 patients currently hospitalized went went down from 1,458 to 1,416 today, a decrease of 2.9%. The number of patients currently being treated in the ICU also went down the same 2.9%, from 423 to 411. Those patients on ventilators went down 3.1% from 292 to 283.
More charts and commentary can be read in the Situation Summary for Los Angeles County.
The local beach cities from El Segundo to Torrance together added twelve new confirmed cases to their total of ninety-five since Monday. This is already over 67% of last week’s record high total of 141 confirmed cases and more than the 71 cases from either of the two weeks before that. Torrance was at the […]