L.A. County Coronavirus Report: 98 New Deaths, 8,243 New Cases

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Reprinted from Deadline Hollywood by Alexandra Del Rosario on January 24, 2021.

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has reported 98 new deaths and 8,243 new positive cases due to Covid-19. The lower number of deaths reflects reporting delays over the weekend.

To date, Public Health has reported 1,073,111 and 15,260 deaths. Of the cases, 6,697 people currently hospitalized and 24% are in the ICU. From the nearly 5,380,000 individuals tested, 19% of people tested positive. …

There are also 6,881 Angelenos hospitalized for the coronavirus, with 24% of patients receiving treatment in the ICU. The current hospitalization count marks the first time the county has reported under 7,000 patients in nearly a month. Souther California, however, continues to have 0% ICU capacity. …

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