L.A. County, California See Low Test Positivity Numbers in Final Holiday Before Reopening

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Reprinted from Deadline Hollywood by Matt GrobarBrandon Choe and Tom Tapp on May 31, 2021.

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has confirmed 175 new cases of COVID-19 and just five new deaths on Monday.

Those figures are strikingly similar to Sunday’s, when 174 new cases were confirmed, along with four deaths. There is often a reporting lag on weekends, however.

Testing results are available for more than 6,760,000 individuals with 17% of people testing positive. The 7-day average test positivity rate in Los Angeles County is 0.3%. That’s remarkably low.

Statewide on Monday, the test positivity rate was .7%. While higher than the L.A.’s number, that California data point is the lowest the state has seen since the onset of the pandemic. …

Deadline Hollywood 5/31

 

L.A. County Public Health Covid-19 Report: 4 New Deaths, 175 New Confirmed Cases

Reprinted from Deadline Hollywood by Matt Grobar and Brandon Choe on May 30, 2021.

The L.A. County Department of Public Health released new numbers on Covid-19 on Sunday, reporting 4 new deaths and 175 confirmed positive cases with 258 current hospitalizations.

As is typical with these numbers, the amount of positive cases and deaths reported may reflect delays in the weekend reporting.

Sunday’s numbers bring L.A. County to a total of 24,339 and 1,243,882 confirmed cases. …

Deadline Hollywood 5/30

 

L.A. County Covid-19 Public Health Report on Saturday: 7 New Deaths, 220 New Confirmed Cases

Reprinted from Deadline Hollywood by Matt Grobar on May 29, 2021.

The L.A. County Department of Public Health released new data on Covid-19 on Saturday, reporting 7 new deaths and 220 new positive cases.

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While data from the County showed that hospitalizations continue to decrease, case numbers and deaths reported may reflect delays in weekend reporting.

Saturday’s numbers bring L.A. County to a total of 24,338 deaths, and 1,243,712 confirmed cases. …

Deadline Hollywood 5/29

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