L.A. County Announces 11 New COVID-19 Deaths, 1,784 New Cases
As some restaurants, hair salons and other businesses begin to reopen, L.A. County health officials confirmed 11 new deaths related to COVID-19 and 1,784 new cases.
That brings the total deaths in the county to 3,120 and total cases to 83,397. There currently are 1,426 people hospitalized; 29% in the ICU and 21% of them are on ventilators.
Health officials continue to provide a racial breakdown of the confirmed deaths, based on information for 2,900 of the victims. Here's a breakdown of the proportion of overall deaths by race and ethnicity:
- 42% Latino / Latina [48.6% of county residents]
- 11% African American [9% of county residents]
- 17% Asian [15.4% of county residents]
- 29% White [26.1% of county residents]
- “Slightly less than” 1% Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander [0.4% of county residents]
- 1% identified as belonging to another race or ethnicity
OVERALL LOOK AT LA COUNTY NUMBERS:
Here's a look at longer-term trends in the county. To see more, visit our California COVID-19 Tracker and choose L.A. County or any other California county that interests you. These numbers are current as of Saturday, June 20: