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Metrics to Guide Reopening LA County

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Deaths

Daily number of deaths, past 7-day average – All

(Target: 7-day average number of deaths has not increased over the past 14 days)
DeathsChangeTarget Status
1-75%

Daily number of deaths, past 7-day average by Race/Ethnicity

(Target: 7-day average number of deaths has not increased over the past 14 days)
Race/EthnicityDeathsChangeTarget Status
Asian0 N/A
Black/African American0 N/A
Latino/Hispanic1-50%
White0 N/A

Daily number of deaths, past 7-day average by Area Poverty

(Target: 7-day average number of deaths has not increased over the past 14 days)
Area poverty reflects the percentage of households living at or below the federal poverty line. Area poverty estimates are derived from the US Census Bureau 5-yr (2013-2017) American Community Survey at the Census Tract level.
Area PovertyDeathsChangeTarget Status
<10% area poverty0 N/A
10% to <20% area poverty1 0%
20% to <30% area poverty1 0%
30% to 100% area poverty0 N/A
*Cumulative case and death counts now include historic cases and historic deaths identified through external COVID-19 data sources that were not reported through traditional surveillance mechanisms but meet the COVID-19 case definition. This includes cases with updated address information or revised jurisdiction criteria. These historic cases have episode dates between 3/16/2020 to 5/21/2021.


Hospitalizations and Hospital Capacity

Daily number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients, past 3-day average

(Target: the 3-day average number of hospitalized patients has not increased over the past 14 days.)
Hospitalized COVID-19 PatientsChangeTarget Status
232-15%

Daily number of available adult ICU beds, past 3-day average

(Target: past 3-day average number of available adult ICU beds has not decreased from 14 days ago AND accounts for at least 10% of total adult ICU bed capacity)
As of November 19, available adult ICU beds are presented, defined as the current number of physical, staffed adult intensive care beds, excluding surge, PICU, and NICU beds.
Available Adult ICU BedsChangePercent of Total
Adult ICU Bed Capacity
Target Status
594+5%31%

Daily number of available ventilators, past 3-day average

(Target: past 3-day average number of available ventilators has not decreased from 14 days ago AND accounts for at least 20% of total ventilator capacity)
As of October 20th, available ventilators are those routine use ventilators excluding anesthesia machines, portable/transport ventilators, BiPAP machines and ventilators used exclusively for NICU patients.
Available VentilatorsChangePercent of Total
Ventilator Capacity
Target Status
2907+1%74%


Supply of Personal Protective Equipment in Hospitals

Percentage of hospitals that have 15+ days of available PPE, including N95 masks, other masks, eye protection, face shields, gloves, and gowns

(Target: at least 60% of hospitals have 15+ days of available PPE)
Equipment15+ DaysTarget Status
N95 Masks87%
Other Masks81%
Face Shields81%
Gloves72%
Gowns79%


Testing

Daily Reported Number of COVID-19 Diagnostic Tests, Past 7 day Average

(Target: an average of at least 15,000 tests (equal to 1.5 tests per 1,000 residents) have been done each day over the past 7 days)
Daily Reported Number of COVID-19 Diagnostic TestsTarget Status
65126


Contact Tracing

Percentage of COVID-19 cases that have follow-up investigation initiated within 1 day of assignment

(Target: at least 90% of COVID-19 cases have had follow-up investigation initiated within 1 day of assignment)
“follow-up initiated” means that a telephone call was made to reach the case.
Percentage of COVID-19 cases that have follow-up investigation initiated within 1 day of assignmentTarget Status
98.8%
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