Low Number of COVID-19 Infections and Deaths Attributed to Delay in Data

Los Angeles County reported 1,098 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 8 new deaths today, however the Health Department said those relatively low numbers reflected a delay in reports over the weekend.

With those reports, the number of people confirmed to have been infected in Los Angeles County now is 231,695 and the number of COVID-19 related deaths is 5,545.

The number of confirmed COVID-19 infections in West Hollywood today is 482, an increase of two from Saturday’s count. The Health Department’s COVID-19 database today reports that the number of WeHo residents who have died of COVID-19 related illnesses is five.

In Beverly Hills, the number of confirmed infections has remains at 593. The number of COVID-19 related deaths in Beverly Hills remains at 11. The number of COVID-19 infection confirmed among Culver City residents has increased by two to 363. The number of deaths remains at 29. Hollywood has six newly confirmed infections, bringing its total to date is 1,023. The number of deaths remains at 11. The Melrose neighborhood has one new confirmed infection, bringing its total to date to 1,667. The number of COVID-19 related deaths has increased by four to 63.

Public Health has a dedicated call line for confirmed cases of COVID-19. If you are positive for COVID-19 and have not yet connected with a public health specialist or need more information on services, call toll-free at 1 (833) 540-0473. Residents who do not have COVID-19 can continue to call 211 for resources or more information.

One way the virus can be transmitted is through a cough, a sneeze or even through air that comes from the mouth when someone talks. For that reason, residents must wear face coverings when out in public and can be cited for not doing so. The citations come with a $250 fine and a $50 administrative fee.

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

MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES
RENTERS RESOURCES
RESIDENT RESOURCES
UTILITY ASSISTANCE
SMALL BUSINESS RESOURCES
LABOR AND WORKFORCE RESOURCES
OLDER ADULT RESOURCES
FAMILIES WITH CHILDREN
LOS ANGELES COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH ORDER
TESTING INFORMATION
HOW TO HELP
NEWS AND UPDATES
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