Today, Los Angeles County had 2,160 more new confirmed cases than the total reported from yesterday. This is up over 9% from the the day before and it is the sixth highest single day increase. The cumulative positivity rate in the county (excluding Long Beach and Pasadena) from 100,188 persons tested positive out of 1,133,140 persons tested is 8.8%.

New hospitalizations increased more than a third over yesterday from eighty-nine to one hundred and nineteen. New deaths increased from thirty-three to fifty-two. Inside the hospitals, the current number of COVID-19 patients increased 2.3% from 1,893 to 1,937. The number of positive tested patients currently being treated in the ICU also increased by the same 2.3% from 530 to 542. There are 1,092 ICU beds reported to be available. The number of patients on ventilators increased by two to 332.

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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