Covid 19 LA County's daily test positivity rate dropped to 2.9%

LA County’s daily test positivity rate dropped to 2.9%


The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health Friday revealed 1,838 recently affirmed COVID-19 cases and 144 deaths, carrying countywide aggregates to 1,189,232 cases and 21,241 deaths.

Of the new deaths revealed, 47 individuals were beyond 80 45 years old, individuals were between the ages of 65 and 79, 40 individuals were between the ages of 50 and 64, six individuals were between the ages of 30 and 49, and two individuals were between the ages of 18 and 29. Long Beach detailed three deaths, and Pasadena added one.

Public Health additionally declared that almost 1.96 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been regulated across L.A. County, with 600,497 individuals having just gotten their subsequent doses.

And keeping in mind that authorities said the county’s inoculation destinations had the ability to direct 500,000 doses this previous week, the county just got 211,000 doses.

Health authorities said they hope to get 269,000 doses one week from now — similarly as vaccine qualification grows to incorporate instruction and childcare laborers, food and horticulture laborers, and crisis services and law authorization laborers — with 103,000 doses put in a safe spot for first doses.

“We are exceptionally cheerful our portion of COVID-19 immunization doses increments as more vaccine choices become accessible,” Dr. Barbara Ferrer, county general health chief, said. “The more individuals that are ensured with vaccine, combined with organizations and inhabitants following the security quantifies, the speedier we drive down cases and the sooner we move to less prohibitive levels that take into consideration extra resuming.”

More data about the county’s inoculation program can be found on the health office’s site in both English and in Spanish.

There were 1,886 COVID-19 patients hospitalized Friday, 30% of whom were being treated in escalated care units — an intense decrease from the highs of more than 8,000 detailed in January.

With testing results accessible for in excess of 5,811,000 people, the county’s general positivity rate was holding consistent at 19%, however the every day test positivity rate had tumbled to 2.9%.

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