Los Angeles County Reports 5 New COVID-19 Deaths, 248 New Cases

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Reprinted from Deadline Hollywood by Brandon Choe on May 9, 2021.

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health reported 5 new deaths from COVID-19 and 248 new positive cases Sunday.

The number of new cases and deaths are likely to reflect reporting delays over the weekend, said the LA Department of Public Health.

To date, the county tallied 23,999 total deaths and 1,235,651 cases. Today’s positivity rate stands at 0.5%, the lowest rate in a week. …

Deadline Hollywood 5/9

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