Today, Los Angeles County had 1,547 more new confirmed cases than the total announced yesterday. This is a decrease of 3.4% from the prior day and the fifth consecutive day above the 1,000 new confirmed cases milestone. It was also the county’s seventh highest daily count, following yesterday’s fifth highest count and the second highest count on the day before that. New hospitalizations bounced back up by 31.7% from sixty to seventy-nine after yesterday’s substantial drop. New deaths more than tripled from nineteen to fifty-eight after the significant drop the day before.

Inside the hospitals, the current number of COVID-19 patients increased very slightly by 0.6% from 1,389 to 1,397. The number of patients currently being treated in the ICU went back up 4.0% from 403 to 419. Those patients on ventilators also bounced back up 5.4% from 278 to 293.

More charts and commentary can be read in the Situation Summary for Los Angeles County.

South Bay – Thursday, July 2nd

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 […]