Monday COVID Numbers in LA County Down Across the Board; Likely Due to Weekend Reporting Delays

COVID numbers in Los Angeles County are down considerably on Monday. However, that is likely due to weekend delays in reporting. On Tuesday, the numbers will likely return to a level more consistent with those reported prior to the weekend.

There are 893 people currently in the hospital in Los Angeles County according to county health officials. That’s 58 fewer people in the hospital than on Sunday when there were 951 people hospitalized. 

The county’s all-time high for COVID hospitalizations occurred on Jan. 7, when there were 8,098 people hospitalized.

There are 241 people currently in the ICU according to the state. The county’s total ICU capacity is about 2,500 beds.

County health officials announced 6 more COVID-related deaths on Monday. The cumulative death toll in LA County is 22,475 people.

The highest number of COVID deaths in a single day occurred on Jan. 8 with 318 deaths. The second highest occurred on Jan. 30 with 316 deaths. 

LA County reported 422 new COVID-19 cases on Monday. The county now has a cumulative total of 1,210,663 cases since the pandemic began in March.

To date, almost 5.96 million people in the county have been tested for the coronavirus since the pandemic began. Today’s positivity rate is 1.7%.

West Hollywood recorded 1 new case; the cumulative total is 2,175 cases since the pandemic began. The city had no new deaths; the cumulative death total is 35 deaths.

Below are the numbers for areas near West Hollywood:

  • Beverly Hills – no new cases for a total of 2,543 cases and 34 deaths.
  • Carthay neighborhood – 3 new cases for a total of 886 cases and 61 deaths.
  • Century City – 3 new cases for a total of 581 cases and 12 deaths.
  • Culver City – 1 new cases for a total of 2,125 cases and 95 deaths.
  • Hollywood – 6 new case for a total of 5,321 cases and 66 deaths.
  • Melrose neighborhood – 6 new cases total of 7,951 cases and 201 deaths.
  • Miracle Mile – no new case for a total of  935 cases and 16 deaths.
  • Park La Brea – no new cases for a total of 583 cases and 1 death.
  • Santa Monica – 1 new cases for a total of 4,483 cases and 156 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.

For information about the many resources available to West Hollywood residents who have been impacted by COVID-19,  CLICK HERE.

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