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LA Coronavirus Cases: 12,488 Cases, 91 Deaths Today

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L.A. County health officials reported 12,488 new coronavirus cases today, and 91 new deaths associated with the virus.

This represents a significant drop in the total number of cases reported for the past three days, but officials did not comment on whether that means cases are going down overall.

Currently, there are 7,544 people hospitalized with COVID-19. Of those patients, 21% are in the ICU.

Today’s numbers bring the total number of cases in the area to 818,639, and the total number of deaths to 10,773.

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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, Jan. 2:

L.A. County coronavirus cases, as of Jan. 2, 2020.

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