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L.A. County Announces 11 New COVID-19 Deaths, 1,784 New Cases

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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.

DISPARITY REMAINS

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:

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  • 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:

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