The pandemic that has killed almost 20,000 Californians and pushed a once-blasting economy to the edge of total collapse entered a slippery stage Sunday as a significant part of the state started another stay-at-home request and Covid cases took off to uncommon highs that give no indications of easing back down.
The Department of Public Health in Los Angeles County, a problem area of the Covid in California, revealed in excess of 10,500 new cases on Sunday, a stunning number for a solitary day that underscores fears that the infection spread quickly during the Thanksgiving occasion end of the week. Hospitalizations for COVID-19 approached 3,000 — and L.A. Region Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer said that number could rise significantly in the following not many weeks as the full cost of the occasion comes into see.
This was the seventh sequential day of record-breaking COVID-19 hospitalizations in L.A. District, and more than fourfold the number from early October, when there were around 700 hospitalized individuals with the infection.
“I wouldn’t be amazed in the event that we begin seeing every day hospitalizations moving toward 4,000 out of a long time,” Ferrer said in a meeting Sunday. “I am positive that we haven’t seen the full expansions for our situation numbers related with the Thanksgiving occasion, just dependent on the course of events.”