L.A. County Reports 37 New Covid Deaths; Positivity Lowest Since Pandemic Began

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Reprinted from Deadline Hollywood by Matt Grobar on April 10, 2021.

On Saturday, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health released new Covid-19 data, reporting 37 new deaths and 813 new positive cases of the virus.

While Public Health said that L.A. County’s test positivity rate is now the lowest it’s been since the pandemic began, at 1.1%, case numbers and deaths reported may reflect delays in weekend reporting.

The numbers reported today bring the County to a total of 23,467 deaths, and 1,225,256 confirmed cases.

At time of reporting, 508 residents are hospitalized with Covid-19, 24% of whom are in the Intensive Care Unit. …

Deadline Hollywood 4/10

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