L.A. County Reports 443 New Positive COVID Cases and 16 New Deaths

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Reprinted from Deadline Hollywood by Matt Grobar on April 24, 2021.

On Saturday, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health released new Covid-19 data, reporting 16 new deaths and 443 new positive cases of the virus.

While the number of hospitalizations continues to decrease across the County as more vaccines are given, the number of deaths and confirmed cases reported Saturday may reflect delays in weekend reporting.

The numbers reported Saturday bring the County to a total of 23,775 deaths, and 1,231,163 confirmed cases. …

Covid test results have now been made available to almost 6,414,000 individuals, with 18% of individuals testing positive. Saturday’s daily test positivity rate is 0.7%. …

Deadline Hollywood 4/24

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