COVID-19 fatalities continue to mount in Los Angeles County Thursday, with the cumulative death toll crossing the 16,000 mark. Meanwhile, new cases and hospitalizations continue to fall.
County health officials announced 213 more COVID-related deaths on Thursday. The county’s cumulative death toll is now 16,107 people.
The highest number of COVID deaths in a single day was 318 deaths, recorded on Jan. 8. The second highest was 307 deaths, recorded on Wednesday.
There are 6,026 people hospitalized with COVID-19 in Los Angeles County on Thursday. That’s 187 fewer people than were hospitalized on Wednesday when there were 6,213 people hospitalized.
The county’s all-time high for COVID hospitalizations occurred on Jan. 7, when there were 8,098 people hospitalized.
The state reported there are 1,503 people in the ICU.
LA County reported 6,592 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday. The county now has a cumulative total of 1,097,941 cases since the pandemic began in March.
To date, more than 5.446 million people have been tested for the coronavirus since the pandemic began. Of those tested, an overall average of 19% are testing positive.
West Hollywood recorded 12 new cases for a cumulative total of 1,903 cases since the pandemic began. The city had no new deaths; the cumulative death total is 24 deaths.
Below are the numbers for areas near West Hollywood:
- Beverly Hills – 7 new cases for a total of 2,200 cases and 1 new death for a total of 22 deaths.
- Carthay neighborhood – 4 new cases for a total of 816 cases and 3 new deaths for a total of 44 deaths.
- Culver City – 10 new cases for a total of 1,876 cases and no new deaths for a total of 67 deaths.
- Hollywood – 32 new cases for a total of 4,707 cases and 1 new death for a total of 49 deaths.
- Melrose neighborhood – 42 new cases total of 7,093 cases and 1 new death for a total of 161 deaths.
- Miracle Mile – 4 new cases for a total of 792 cases and 1 new death for a total of 12 deaths.
- Park La Brea – 7 new case for a total of 502 cases and no new deaths for a total of 1 death.
- Santa Monica – 20 new cases for a total of 3,861 cases and 1 new death for a total of 114 deaths.
The Carthay neighborhood incorporates the areas of Los Angeles between the Beverly Hills city limits and Fairfax Avenue, with Beverly Boulevard as the northern border and Wilshire Boulevard as the southern border.
The Melrose neighborhood incorporates the areas of Los Angeles east of La Cienega and west of Vermont Avenue, between Santa Monica Boulevard on the north and Beverly Boulevard on the south.
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