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Latest COVID-19 Case Numbers From LA County

A man rides his bicycle past a mural reading "Stay Home / Life Is Beautiful" during the coronavirus pandemic on April 3, 2020 in Los Angeles. Robyn Beck/AFP via Getty Images
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L.A. County health officials on Saturday reported 35 new deaths from COVID-19 across the county, and 2,103 new confirmed cases.

To date, there have been 5,245 known deaths from the coronavirus pandemic in the county, according to the L.A. County Department of Public Health, and 220,762 positive cases.

In a statement, county officials said that a backlog of cases from the state electronic lab report system is still expected.

Currently, 1,393 patients with confirmed cases of COVID-19 are hospitalized in L.A. County, and 33% are in hospital ICUs. Officials pointed out that daily hospitalization numbers have been declining.

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The county has by now tested a little more than 2 million people for coronavirus, and 10% have tested positive.

L.A. County's health department regularly updates its COVID-19 dashboard, and has additional information on its website about the pandemic and how to protect yourself and your family.


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 Friday, Aug. 14:

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