LA County Reports 5,925 New COVID Cases, 124 Deaths
L.A. County health officials on Sunday confirmed 5,925 new cases of coronavirus and 124 new deaths. Currently, there are 5,328 people hospitalized with COVID-19, and 27% of them are in an ICU.
Today’s update brings the total number of cases to 1,116,892, and deaths to 16,770.
Officials recently confirmed L.A.’s second case of a coronavirus variant initially found in the U.K., as experts wonder whether the region will be able to fend off the more contagious strains of the virus.
Some health workers, high-risk and older Angelenos have already received a COVID-19 vaccination, while others are waiting to get their second dose.
Restaurants are slowly reopening, although they face considerable restraints.