Today, Los Angeles County had 2027 more new confirmed cases than the total announced yesterday. This is the county’s third highest one day total, the highest was reached on Wednesday. The only other total above the 2,000 level was on May 30th. The county’s Public Health department again explained “the high number of cases are, in part, due to delays in lab reporting. New hospitalizations increased 17.4% from sixty-nine to eighty-one. New deaths increased 30.6% from thirty-six to forty-seven.

Inside the hospitals, the current number of COVID-19 patients decreased by 2.8% from 1,446 to 1,406. The number of patients currently being treated in the ICU also decreased by the same 2.8% from 419 to 408. The number of patients on ventilators increased 1.9% from 304 to 309.

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 […]