Monday COVID Numbers Low Due to Weekend Reporting Delays

COVID numbers in Los Angeles County were low in every category on Monday. However, that likely is a result of weekend delays in reporting. The numbers likely will return to more normal levels on Tuesday.

There are 750 people currently in the hospital in Los Angeles County according to county health officials. That’s 42 fewer than on Sunday when there were 792 people hospitalized.

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

There are currently 181 people in the ICU, according to the state, down from 191 on Sunday. The county’s total ICU capacity is about 2,500 beds.

County health officials announced 9 more COVID-related deaths on Monday. The cumulative death toll in LA County is 22,806 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 516 new COVID-19 cases on Monday. The county now has a cumulative total of 1,214,683 cases since the pandemic began in March.

To date, almost 6.02 million people in the county have been tested for the coronavirus since the pandemic began. The daily positivity rate was 1.5%.

West Hollywood recorded 2 new cases; the cumulative total is 2,202 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 – 1 new cases for a total of 2,574 cases and 34 deaths.
  • Carthay neighborhood – no new cases for a total of 895 cases and 64 deaths.
  • Century City – no new cases for a total of 585 cases and 12 deaths.
  • Culver City – no new cases for a total of 2,133 cases and 96 deaths.
  • Hollywood – 4 new cases for a total of 5,345 cases and 66 deaths.
  • Melrose neighborhood – 1 new case total of 7,993 cases and 201 deaths.
  • Miracle Mile – 1 new case for a total of 945 cases and 15 deaths.
  • Park La Brea – 2 new cases for a total of 589 cases and 1 death.
  • Santa Monica – 1 new case for a total of 4,524 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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