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UPDATA E Diellit: 9 August 2020
Los Angeles County health officials confirmed 10 additional deaths and 1,789 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday. The latest figures do not include any reserves left by the state that have recently been disclosed. Those backlog numbers are expected to increase in total in the coming days. The virus continues to affect new residents of the county, with 69% of new cases reported Sunday occurring in people under the age of 50.
STATE UPDATA: 8 August 2020
Los Angeles County health officials confirmed 51 additional deaths and 2,645 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday.
The county has a total of 206,761 cases and 4,967 deaths.
Officials said that while recent numbers are high, hospital admissions continue to fall. There were 1,610 confirmed COVID-19 patients hospitalized; 31% are confirmed cases in the ICU.
FRIDA UPDATA: 7 August 2020
Los Angeles County public health officials confirmed Friday 53 deaths and 3,116 new COVID-19 cases.
Officials noted that the reported case numbers may not be accurately reflected as a glove, as it led to a backlog of between 250,000 and 300,000 raw health records in California, many of them trial results.
The issue is fixed, but working through the backlog is expected to last 24 to 48 hours, officials say.
However, other key indicators following county coronavirus status, such as hospitalizations and deaths, are not affected by the reporting issue.
There are currently 1,680 hospitalized individuals with the virus, which officials say shows a downward trend in the number of day hospitals. These figures are comparable to last week, when the county reported more than 2,000 hospitalizations per day.
TRETAY LONG UPDATA: 6 August 2020
The City of Los Angeles is working to add more small testing sites throughout the city. Mayor Eric Garcetti says the latest effort is a partnership with testing company Curative to add small kiosks to local neighborhoods, which will make the testing experience almost like using a service machine itself. The company is running a test program at Berkeley now. Another plan to increase testing will be through mobile vans that will move around the city to provide testing services.
Meanwhile, LA County has passed the milestone of 200,000 cases and is close to 5,000 deaths. The county reported 3,290 new cases Thursday and 48 new deaths. Some of those new cases are the result of a large number of results from a laboratory. Nearly 1.86 million people were tested in LA County with a 10% positivity rate.
The county has opened thousands of investigations into businesses and others in violation of health protocols and closure orders, and has acted to close 27 bars and restaurants, as well as 76 other businesses such as nail salons and gyms.
EDUCATION ORDER: 5 August 2020
Concerned by reports of a big party at a mansion in the hills, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced a new measure created to crack down on party homes and other places that violate health orders.
If a large party is held in a home or business in violation of health orders, the Department of Water and Energy will be authorized to shut down the property services service, Garcetti said.
The closure will take place after police verify a large, illegal party being held. The closing process can take up to 48 hours.
“These big house parties have basically become nightclubs in the hills,” Garcetti said.
Garcetti clarified that the orders were not intended to target small gatherings around the house.
“These are focused on people determined to break the rules, posing significant public risks and a threat to all of us,” Garcetti said.
The mayor made the announcement after he also said there were more than 1 million coronavirus tests performed in the city of Los Angeles, and 1.8 million in the county. The positivity rate in those tests is about 10% in the county and 7.1% in the city. Overall, he said, the city is seeing a drop in cases and hospitalizations since mid-July.
TUESDAY UPDATA: 4 August 2020
The county of LA County COVID-19 cases has been reported due to a state technical problem, but the issue has not affected hospital records, which county officials said continues to decline.
A team is now working to contact 81 labs to get coronavirus test results from July 26 to date to get the exact number of positive cases during that time period. Officials said they are implementing a system for labs to report positive test results to the department “immediately” to ensure an accurate count and help track traces.
Secretary of Health and Human Services Dr Mark Ghaly, senior health official in California, said on Tuesday a technical problem caused a delay in coronavirus test results in California.
“This issue has underestimated the positive cases of the County and affects the number of COVID-19 cases reported each day and our efforts to track contact,” said a statement from the County Department of Public Health in LA.
Officials added that the delay should not delay laboratory results for patients as test results are reported directly to providers and hospitals.
“Public Health has been marking issues with the state’s electronic laboratory reporting system for about two weeks,” the county said. “Once the data reporting issues are resolved, the number of issues is expected to increase.”
Hospital records were not affected by the technical problem, county officials said. The number of confirmed cases in the hospital is 1,757, and 31% of them are in the ICU. Last week, day hospitals were more than 2,000 patients last week.
“Hospital records for Los Angeles County still show a decline, and we continue to be cautiously optimistic that our efforts over the past few weeks may have begun to slow the spread,” Director of Health Barbara Ferrer said in a statement.
LIGHTING INSTRUCTION: August 3, 2020
After a disturbing turmoil of coronavirus cases in mid-July, LA County is starting to see numbers drop slightly, officials said Monday. The overall rate of county issues is still higher than it was in early July and still high enough to remain on the state watch list – but not as bad as it was about two weeks ago, the health director said. of the district Dr. Barbara Ferrer.
The county started in July with an average of about 23,300 new cases a day, she said. That number then rose to over 3,000 cases a day in mid-July. But as the month ended, the average dropped to about 2,500 cases a day. Ferrer said it is an indication that business closures and mask enforcement measures are helping to limit the spread.
Based on the county’s population, the issue rate is about 355 per 100,000 people – a drop from last week, when it was 400 per 100,000. But to get off the list of state observers, the number would have to go below 100 cases per 100,000, she said.
“We still have a way to reduce community broadcasting,” Ferrer said.
UPDATA E Diellit: 2 August 2020
Los Angeles police are doing their part to slow the spread of the coronavirus, passing face masks on Hollywood Boulevard on Sunday morning.
The police department says this is an opportunity for officers to educate the public about the importance of wearing a veiled face.
A handful of other local cities have fines for anyone who does not have a mask.
And on Sunday, health officials reported 23 additional deaths due to the coronavirus and 1,476 new cases in Los Angeles County. So far, officials have confirmed a total of 192,167 positive cases and a total of 4,692 deaths.
Meanwhile, in an effort to raise COVID-19 evidence, the city of Los Angeles has set up pop-up testing centers across the city, including a new one outside William Mead homes near Chinatown.
Community members can go to these places from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for a free trial.
The Chinatown test site was promoted by LA City Councilman Gil Cedillo, who represents a section of LA that has been particularly affected by the virus.
CONNECTED: LA County updates from July are available here.
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