COVID-19: Health Department Sees Decline in Percentage Infected

Today there are 167 West Hollywood residents who are confirmed to be infected with the COVID-19 virus, an increase of one from the 166 confirmed on Friday.  The Los Angeles County Health Department reports that it now is seeing steady declines countywide in hospitalizations, deaths and the percent of people testing positive for the virus.

The Health Department reports there have been 1,032  newly confirmed infections across the county, bringing that total to 44,055.  There have been 41 new deaths associated with virus, bringing that total to 2,090.

The Health Department’s COVID-19 dashboard continues to report that only four West Hollywood residents have died of COVID-19-related infections. It shows no increase in yesterday’s count of 2,391 West Hollywood residents who have been tested for the virus.

Barbara Ferrer,  L.A. County’s director of public health, said in today’s announcement that “the percent of people tested who are positive in L.A. County is now at an all-time low of 8.5%. In comparison, New York City’s positivity rate is currently 28%.  The increase we see in our number of cases is because we have increased the number of people we are testing, and this is a good thing. 

“We are testing more people per capita in L.A. County than the state of California, the state of Washington, the state of Georgia, the United States, and Seattle King-County. Our increased testing capacity allows for quicker identification, treatment, and isolation of people who are positive for COVID-19 and their close contacts; this helps reduce the spread of the virus.”

As of today, the number of confirmed infections in Beverly Hills has not increased from the 128 infections reported yesterday. The number of infections in Culver City remains at 135. The number of infections in the Hollywood neighborhood has increased by three to 251.  The number of confirmed infections in the Melrose neighborhood increased by five to a total of 506.

As of today, the City of West Hollywood is requiring that all people wear face coverings if they are out in public.  Face coverings will not be required for children under two years of age, anyone who has trouble breathing, or anyone who is otherwise unable to remove a face covering without assistance. Children between two- and eight-years-old should only wear face coverings with adult supervision.

Such coverings have been determined to reduce the likelihood that an infected person can transmit the COVID-19 virus through the air by coughing or sneezing or even talking. Some people who are infected may be unaware of it and not showing symptoms at first.

Sheriff’s deputies will monitor compliance with the face covering rule and, according to the city, “will provide education and warnings, and will cite as appropriate. Not wearing a face covering is considered a crime and individuals are subject to citation.”

The best protection against COVID-19 continues to be to wash your hands frequently, avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands, self-isolate if you are sick, practice physical distancing (especially by staying at home) and wear a clean face covering when in contact with others from outside your household.

The Health Department states that “People who have underlying health conditions remain at much greater risk for serious illness from COVID-19, so it will continue to be very important for the county’s vulnerable residents to stay at home as much as possible, to have groceries and medicine delivered, and to call their providers immediately if they have even mild symptoms.”

Residents with questions about the COVID-19 pandemic and who are looking for resources to deal with it can find answers on the City of West Hollywood’s  website.  Here is a list of links to sections about particular issues:

Below is a list of cities and neighborhoods in Los Angeles County with the number of confirmed COVID-19 infections in each.  They are ranked by the number of infections per 100,000 people, which is a measure of the density of infections.

Unincorporated – Saugus42580.65
Unincorporated – West LA232415.97
City of Industry102288.33
Los Angeles – Little Armenia1832280.37
Los Angeles – Wholesale District*5611552.77
Los Angeles – Pico-Union4691120.88
Unincorporated – Castaic*3011106.98
Los Angeles – San Pedro*8261058.46
Los Angeles – Vermont Square791031.74
Los Angeles – Westlake5991009.18
Los Angeles – Vernon Central490942.34
Los Angeles – St Elmo Village42916.23
Los Angeles – Panorama City636845.18
Los Angeles – Historic Filipinotown116836.34
Los Angeles – Sylmar*676820.41
Los Angeles – Central316810.42
Los Angeles – Pacoima611793.72
Los Angeles – Valley Village190768.61
Los Angeles – Lakeview Terrace100761.44
Los Angeles – South Park285750.77
Unincorporated – Santa Catalina Island2749.06
Los Angeles – West Vernon389725.15
City of San Fernando177719.16
Unincorporated – Florence-Firestone465718.65
Los Angeles – Crestview81712.53
Los Angeles – East Hollywood208710.21
Los Angeles – Arleta241701.19
Los Angeles – Vermont Knolls120697.67
Los Angeles – Temple-Beaudry275696.52
Los Angeles – Canoga Park449687.71
City of Bell245674.34
Los Angeles – Van Nuys622667.42
Los Angeles – Harvard Park252664.29
City of Maywood186663.13
Los Angeles – Vermont Vista270655.56
Los Angeles – Harvard Heights118654.28
Los Angeles – Melrose506651.26
City of Cudahy158648.95
Los Angeles – West Adams179647.85
Los Angeles – Reseda Ranch30647.11
Los Angeles – Florence-Firestone304640.74
Los Angeles – Sunland127622.3
Los Angeles – Reseda475619.97
Los Angeles – Lincoln Heights202619.69
Los Angeles – Green Meadows133618.46
City of Pico Rivera397617.57
Los Angeles – North Hills379615.51
City of Lynwood*443614.88
Los Angeles – Victoria Park51607.22
Los Angeles – Boyle Heights*524603.1
Los Angeles – Angelino Heights15599.52
City of Huntington Park352591.76
Unincorporated – Walnut Park95588.49
Unincorporated – East Los Angeles712568.38
Unincorporated – Littlerock/Pearblossom20560.38
Los Angeles – Century Palms/Cove186550.85
Los Angeles – Country Club Park83547.75
Los Angeles – Mission Hills131543.03
Los Angeles – University Park146531.76
Los Angeles – Glassell Park168531.58
Unincorporated – Rancho Dominguez14526.12
Los Angeles – Watts222520.22
Los Angeles20919517.21
Unincorporated – Val Verde17513.75
Los Angeles – Winnetka266513.65
Los Angeles – Adams-Normandie42512.07
Los Angeles – Little Tokyo16510.69
Unincorporated – Rosewood/West Rancho Dominguez17505.8
Los Angeles – Carthay72501.29
Unincorporated – Bassett74499.43
Los Angeles – Gramercy Place53492.38
Los Angeles – Sun Valley258491.59
City of Montebello313486.21
Los Angeles – Exposition Park218485.34
City of Bell Gardens209485.25
Los Angeles – Crenshaw District67484.49
City of Vernon1478.47
City of Duarte105476.93
Unincorporated – Palmdale4475.06
City of Inglewood529465.74
Los Angeles – Longwood20464.68
Unincorporated – Athens-Westmont197464.16
Los Angeles – Baldwin Hills144462.65
Los Angeles – Koreatown239462.34
City of South Gate449457.44
City of South Pasadena119456.76
Los Angeles – Chatsworth169456
Unincorporated – Newhall1454.55
City of Downey519454.22
Los Angeles – Tarzana140453.43
Unincorporated – Canyon Country35452.9
Los Angeles – Hyde Park129451.98
City of West Hollywood167451.95
City of Paramount252449.82
Unincorporated – Athens Village22449.25
Los Angeles – Granada Hills261448.52
Los Angeles – Downtown*122443.52
City of Compton443443.43
Los Angeles – Elysian Valley45442.43
Los Angeles – Hancock Park75440.17
Unincorporated – Monrovia17438.03
Unincorporated – Willowbrook152435.37
City of Glendale897434.4
Los Angeles – Jefferson Park35433.54
Unincorporated – West Carson95430.14
Los Angeles – Wellington Square21427.26
Unincorporated – West Whittier/Los Nietos115427.11
Los Angeles – Wilshire Center211420.57
Unincorporated – North Lancaster5417.36
Los Angeles – Lake Balboa176417
Los Angeles – Northridge291416.92
Los Angeles – North Hollywood609402.19
Los Angeles – Eagle Rock159401.63
Los Angeles – Palms176401.12
City of Hawthorne355399.83
City of Bellflower309397.5
Unincorporated – Lennox89394.82
City of Carson369393.2
Los Angeles – Little Bangladesh111391.63
Los Angeles – Bel Air33391.51
City of Palmdale622391.27
Los Angeles – Figueroa Park Square34389.86
City of Temple City142389.52
Unincorporated – Rosewood5388.8
Los Angeles – Tujunga108388.35
Los Angeles – Valley Glen115383.13
Los Angeles – Toluca Terrace5382.85
Los Angeles – Cadillac-Corning27379.16
Los Angeles – Cloverdale/Cochran55377.93
City of Gardena231376.77
Los Angeles – Harbor Pines9373.6
Unincorporated – Littlerock15373.04
City of Beverly Hills128370.8
Los Angeles – Silverlake163369.76
Unincorporated – West Rancho Dominguez5367.92
Los Angeles – Hollywood251367.74
City of Monrovia142365.98
Los Angeles – Alsace45361.59
Unincorporated – West Puente Valley35355.87
Unincorporated – Kagel/Lopez Canyons5354.11
Los Angeles – El Sereno147351.61
Los Angeles – Lafayette Square16350.95
City of Burbank370345.21
City of El Monte402342.8
City of South El Monte71339.96
Unincorporated – Duarte15338.75
City of Culver City135338.64
Unincorporated – La Rambla7337.35
Los Angeles – Highland Park163336.84
Los Angeles – Mid-city50332.67
Los Angeles – Mt. Washington80331.33
City of Commerce43329.02
Los Angeles – Leimert Park50328.19
Los Angeles – Wilmington185327.51
Los Angeles – Studio City73325.31
City of Baldwin Park248323.05
City of Lancaster*521322.46
Unincorporated – Covina54321.07
Los Angeles – University Hills11320.79
Los Angeles – Atwater Village47320.47
Unincorporated – Whittier12317.12
Los Angeles – West Hills128315.7
City of Norwalk338314.06
Unincorporated – Azusa50314.01
Unincorporated – Altadena135309.49
City of Whittier268306.52
Unincorporated – South San Gabriel27305.15
City of Palos Verdes Estates41303.21
Unincorporated – Glendora2303.03
Los Angeles – South Carthay32302.03
City of La Mirada148298.39
Los Angeles – Beverly Crest37295.41
Unincorporated – Avocado Heights20295.2
City of Lawndale99294.52
City of Santa Clarita648293.98
Los Angeles – Echo Park41287.6
City of Covina141287.57
Unincorporated – Quartz Hill37286.69
Unincorporated – Valinda66282.4
City of Bradbury3280.64
Los Angeles – Elysian Park16280.11
Los Angeles – Thai Town27275.26
Los Angeles – Marina Peninsula12275.23
City of Irwindale4274.16
Unincorporated – Del Aire12273.16
City of San Gabriel111271.04
City of Malibu35270.04
City of Santa Monica249269.35
Unincorporated – Ladera Heights19268.7
City of Azusa134267.79
City of Santa Fe Springs49266.83
Unincorporated – View Park/Windsor Hills31266.44
Unincorporated – Covina (Charter Oak)35266.28
Los Angeles – Harbor City77264.88
Los Angeles – Hollywood Hills77261.6
Los Angeles – Harbor Gateway113259.17
Los Angeles – Beverlywood34258.1
Unincorporated – San Jose Hills52257.16
Los Angeles – Encino116256.8
Unincorporated – El Camino Village22250.26
Los Angeles – Century City32250.16
City of West Covina270249.46
Unincorporated – East Rancho Dominguez38248.24
Unincorporated – East La Mirada13245.65
Los Angeles – Sherman Oaks214245.26
Los Angeles – Brentwood75242.29
Unincorporated – Twin Lakes/Oat Mountain4241.25
Los Angeles – Porter Ranch85238.84
City of Glendora126238.8
City of Hawaiian Gardens35238.48
Los Angeles – Reynier Village10236.52
City of Torrance350234.48
Unincorporated – Wiseburn14232.29
City of La Canada Flintridge48231.96
City of Lomita48231.56
Unincorporated – Sunrise Village3231.48
Los Angeles – Miracle Mile41227.97
Unincorporated – Valencia7227.86
Unincorporated – Rowland Heights116227.35
City of Pomona352225.74
Los Angeles – Shadow Hills10225.12
Unincorporated – South Whittier133224.58
Los Angeles – Del Rey67223.81
Unincorporated – South El Monte4222.84
Los Angeles – Manchester Square19222.59
Los Angeles – Pacific Palisades47220.75
Unincorporated – South Antelope Valley1219.78
Los Angeles – Woodland Hills149218.94
Los Angeles – Cheviot Hills20218.08
City of Calabasas53217.9
Los Angeles – View Heights8216.57
City of La Puente88216.23
Unincorporated – Sun Village13215.37
Los Angeles – Toluca Woods4215.29
Los Angeles – Los Feliz46212.88
Los Angeles – Chinatown17211.94
City of Manhattan Beach76211.12
Los Angeles – Exposition7210.46
Unincorporated – Lake Los Angeles27207.79
City of Cerritos104207.72
City of Monterey Park128205.58
Unincorporated – Hacienda Heights113202.05
City of Rancho Palos Verdes86201.18
Los Angeles – Playa Vista22200.97
Unincorporated – Desert View Highlands5200.56
Unincorporated – Hawthorne5198.89
City of Alhambra172198.33
Los Angeles – Rancho Park13198.17
City of Redondo Beach134195.06
City of El Segundo32190.64
Los Angeles – Venice64188.87
Unincorporated – Northeast San Gabriel45187.22
Los Angeles – West Los Angeles70185.99
City of Lakewood148184.17
Los Angeles – Toluca Lake16183.82
Unincorporated – Lake Manor3182.59
Los Angeles – Mar Vista77181.3
Unincorporated – Elizabeth Lake3180.61
City of Rolling Hills Estates14172.56
Los Angeles – Westchester88170.53
City of Signal Hill20169.53
City of San Marino22165.7
City of Agoura Hills33158.02
City of Artesia26154.81
Los Angeles – Sycamore Square1154.56
Unincorporated – Littlerock/Juniper Hills2154.2
Unincorporated – East Whittier8150.77
Unincorporated – Lake Hughes1149.7
Unincorporated – Marina del Rey14148.76
Unincorporated – La Verne3147.06
City of La Habra Heights8146.65
Unincorporated – Agua Dulce6144.3
Unincorporated – Stevenson Ranch30143.09
City of Hermosa Beach28142.35
Los Angeles – Park La Brea19139.91
Unincorporated – Acton11138
City of Rosemead75135.5
Unincorporated – West Antelope Valley2132.36
Unincorporated – North Whittier11131.58
Unincorporated – La Crescenta-Montrose26131.31
City of Arcadia72124.67
City of San Dimas43124.58
City of Walnut35114.63
Los Angeles – Westwood62114.58
Unincorporated – Leona Valley2114.22
Unincorporated – Llano1114.03
Los Angeles – Faircrest Heights4111.11
Los Angeles – Regent Square3107.91
Unincorporated – Roosevelt1107.41
Unincorporated – Santa Monica Mountains20107.41
City of Rolling Hills2103.09
Unincorporated – Pearblossom/Llano2102.25
City of Diamond Bar5595.63
Los Angeles – Playa Del Rey393.87
City of Claremont3493.19
Unincorporated – Hi Vista191.07
Unincorporated – Arcadia787.71
Unincorporated – Del Sur282.82
City of Sierra Madre981.9
Unincorporated – White Fence Farms381.46
City of La Verne2781.12
Los Angeles – Palisades Highlands378
City of Westlake Village671.77
Unincorporated – Anaverde166.31
City of Hidden Hills152.91
Unincorporated – Pomona151.6
Unincorporated – San Pasqual149.14
Unincorporated – East Pasadena346.85
Los Angeles – Mandeville Canyon132.01
City of Avalon00
Los Angeles – Angeles National Forest00
Los Angeles – Brookside00
Unincorporated – Angeles National Forest00
Unincorporated – Bouquet Canyon00
Unincorporated – Bradbury00
Unincorporated – Cerritos00
Unincorporated – Charter Oak00
Unincorporated – Claremont00
Unincorporated – Del Rey00
Unincorporated – East Covina00
Unincorporated – East Lancaster00
Unincorporated – El Monte00
Unincorporated – Franklin Canyon00
Unincorporated – Harbor Gateway00
Unincorporated – La Habra Heights00
Unincorporated – Lakewood00
Unincorporated – Miracle Mile00
Unincorporated – Palos Verdes Peninsula00
Unincorporated – Pellissier Village00
Unincorporated – Placerita Canyon00
Unincorporated – Rosewood/East Gardena00
Unincorporated – San Clemente Island00
Unincorporated – San Francisquito Canyon/Bouquet Canyon00
Unincorporated – Sand Canyon00
Unincorporated – Saugus/Canyon Country00
Unincorporated – Southeast Antelope Valley00
Unincorporated – West Chatsworth00
Unincorporated – Westfield/Academy Hills00
Unincorporated – Westhills00
Unincorporated – Whittier Narrows00
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