L.A. County Reports 3,123 New Coronavirus Cases, 89 New Deaths

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Reprinted from Deadline Hollywood by Alexandra Del Rosario on February 7, 2021.

On Sunday, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health tallied 3,123 new Covid-19 cases and 89 new deaths. The lower number of deaths and cases may reflect reporting delays over the weekend.

This brings the count to 1,146,450 cases and 18,044 deaths to date. 4,421 people currently hospitalized with with Covid-19 while 29% are in the ICU. Of more than 5,602,000 individuals tested; 19% of people tested positive. …

“Cases and hospitalizations are going down, but remain high, and we cannot afford to engage in risky activities that could result in this virus spreading more easily,” Public Health said in a statement. “When people from different households mix, this increases the risk of spread of COVID-19, especially if this occurs indoors and without face coverings and physical distancing.” …

Deadline Hollywood 2/7

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