On the day Los Angeles County imposed stronger Safer at Home restrictions, the county also crossed the 400,000 threshold in terms of the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases reported since the pandemic began.
The county registered 5,150 new cases of COVID-19 positive test results on Monday, for a cumulative total of 400,919 cases since March.
West Hollywood recorded three new cases on Monday, for a cumulative total of 937 cases since the start of the pandemic.
The data the county health department reports on Mondays are often low, due to a lag in reporting over the weekend. That lag may be even greater due to the four-day Thanksgiving holiday. So, Tuesday’s numbers could be end up being higher.
The county reported 17 new deaths on Monday for a cumulative total of 7,655 deaths since March. Meanwhile, West Hollywood had one new coronavirus death, for a cumulative total of nine deaths.
Of those 7,655 total deaths in the county from COVID, 93% had underlying health conditions, according to the health department.
Health officials also provided a breakdown by race and ethnicity of 7,228 of those deaths (99% of the total deaths). That breakdown is:
- 52% Latino/Latinx residents
- 24% White residents
- 14% Asian residents
- 9% African American/Black residents
- 1% Other races
- Less than 1% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander residents
Monday also saw 136 more people hospitalized with COVID-19, for a total of 2,185 people currently hospitalized and 24% of these people are in the ICU. That is more than double the number hospitalized two weeks ago. On Nov. 15, the number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 was 1,014.
Below are the daily numbers for areas near West Hollywood:
- Beverly Hills – 15 new cases for a total of 991 cases.
- Culver City – 17 new cases for a total of 639 cases.
- Hollywood – 30 new cases for a total of 1,910 cases.
- Melrose neighborhood – 37 new cases for a total of 2,866 cases.
- Miracle Mile – 7 new cases for a total of 305 cases.
- Park La Brea – 2 new cases for a total of 190 cases.
- Santa Monica – 17 new cases for a total of 1,497 cases.
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