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.

South Bay – Saturday, July 25th

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