Los Angeles County crossed the grim milestone of 19,000 cumulative deaths on Sunday. Deaths and new cases are both down on Sunday compared to recent days, but that likely is just due to weekend reporting delays.
County health officials announced 82 more COVID-related deaths on Sunday. The county’s cumulative death toll is now 19,066 people.
The highest number of COVID deaths in a single day in the county is 318 deaths, recorded on Jan. 8, while the second highest is 316 deaths, which occurred on Jan. 30.
LA County reported 1,936 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday. The county now has a cumulative total of 1,166,538 cases since the pandemic began in March.
To date, more than 5.69 million people have been tested for the coronavirus since the pandemic began. The five-day positivity rate is 5.1%.
There are 3,270 people currently in the hospital in Los Angeles County. That’s 156 fewer people in the hospital than on Saturday when there were 3,426 people hospitalized.
The county’s all-time high for COVID hospitalizations occurred on Jan. 7, when there were 8,098 people hospitalized.
There are approximately 1,020 people in the ICU, about 30% of the people hospitalized.
West Hollywood recorded 5 new cases for a cumulative total of 2,044 cases since the pandemic began. The city had 1 new death; the cumulative death total is 27 deaths.
Below are the numbers for areas near West Hollywood:
- Beverly Hills – 3 new cases for a total of 2,367 cases and 28 deaths.
- Carthay neighborhood – no new cases for a total of 853 cases and 50 deaths.
- Century City – 1 new case for a total of 552 cases and 12 deaths.
- Culver City – 1 new case for a total of 2,017 cases and 74 deaths.
- Hollywood – 5 new cases for a total of 5,026 cases and 56 deaths.
- Melrose neighborhood – 12 new cases total of 7,560 cases and 180 deaths.
- Miracle Mile – 1 new case for a total of 862 cases and 14 deaths.
- Park La Brea – no new cases for a total of 535 cases and 1 death.
- Santa Monica – 5 new cases for a total of 4,162 cases and 130 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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