In spite of the continued increase of Covid-19 cases, which might rise in the coming weeks due to vacation travel, Public Health Officials continue prompting L.A. County to use the same techniques enhanced since the beginning of the pandemic: avoid gatherings with individuals outside ones family, effectively wear face masks around others and preserve physical range when possible.
The ongoing coronavirus pandemic continues to render the holiday, once merry and intense, a period of darkness and loss as Los Angeles Public Health officials verify 29,464 new Covid-19 cases in just two days.
The most current report comes just days after both L.A County and California passed grim milestones this holiday. On Tuesday L.A. crossed 9,000 deaths. On Friday, California ended up being the very first state to go beyond 2 million Covid-19 cases and its staying ICU capacity statewide was up to absolutely no.
Authorities confirmed 13,185 and 5 deaths for Saturday and 15,538 cases and 131 deaths for Friday. There are likewise 6,770 individuals currently hospitalized for Covid-19 in Los Angeles County. According to Public Health, the number of deaths reported on Saturday are an undercount due to reporting lag related to a Spectrum Service blackout and the Christmas vacation.
The numbers today reflect 13,185 cases reported today and 15,538 cases from yesterday, with 131 deaths yesterday & & 5 deaths reported today
COVID-19 Daily Update: December 26, 2020New Cases: 29,464 (672,096 to date) New Deaths: 142 (9,438 to date) Current Hospitalizations: 6,770 pic.twitter.com/GxH5l88Sjk
— LA Public Health (@lapublichealth) December 27, 2020
To date, Health Officials have actually determined a total of 672,069 Covid-19 cases in L.A. County and reported 9,438 total deaths.