LA County Reports 14,482 New COVID Cases, 166 Deaths
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.”
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. or any other California county that interests you. These numbers are current as of Saturday, Jan. 9.