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LA County Reports 14,482 New COVID Cases, 166 Deaths

(Courtesy LAC+USC Medical Center)
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L.A. County health officials on Sunday confirmed 14,482 new cases of coronavirus and 166 new deaths. Currently, there are 7,964 people hospitalized with COVID-19, and 22% of those individuals are in the ICU.

Today’s update brings the total number of cases to 920,177, and total deaths to 12,250.

L.A. is currently under stay-at-home orders from the county, city and state. The state’s order overrides the local orders and is more strict; under its tenets, restaurants may provide to-go services only.

Last week, city officials announced they would keep offering a COVID-19 test that the FDA deemed faulty. The test, which is made by the company Curative, has been used widely throughout L.A. An FDA alert said that it poses a “risk of false results, particularly false negative results.”

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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. or any other California county that interests you. These numbers are current as of Saturday, Jan. 9.


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