Today, Los Angeles County had 1,978 more new confirmed cases than the total from yesterday. This is down 28% from the the day before but it is still the tenth highest single day increase. The positivity rate of 16,017 confirmed cases from the roughly 130,000 test results reported over the past seven days is approximately 12%. For perspective, the positivity rate of 9,950 confirmed cases from the roughly 122,000 test results reported over the seven days ending June 1st was just 8.2%. Cumulatively to date, the positivity rate of the 105,507 confirmed cases from roughly 1.12 million county tests is 9.4%.

New hospitalizations decreased today from ninety-one to eighty-nine. New deaths dropped 23.3% from forty-three to thirty-three. Inside the hospitals, the current number of COVID-19 patients increased slightly from 1,889 to 1,893. The number of positive tested patients currently being treated in the ICU increased by 3.9% from 510 to 530. There are 1,170 ICU beds available. The number of patients on ventilators decreased by one from 331 yesterday.

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

South Bay – Saturday, July 25th

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