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For Immediate Release:

October 04, 2020

Public Health Reports 5 New Deaths and 933 New Positive Cases of Confirmed COVID-19 In Los Angeles County

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) today released the latest data on COVID-19. The lower number of deaths reflects reporting delays over the weekend.

Daily New Cases, Positivity Rate, Hospitalizations of Confirmed Cases and Deaths Last 7 Days:

Sunday, October 4
Daily new cases: 933
Daily deaths: 5
Daily positivity rate (7-day avg): 3.0%
Daily hospitalizations: 673

Saturday, October 3
Daily new cases: 1,062
Daily deaths: 17
Daily positivity rate (7-day avg): 3.1%
Daily hospitalizations: 698

Friday, October 2
Daily new cases: 1,324
Daily deaths: 21
Daily positivity rate (7-day avg): 3.2%
Daily hospitalizations: 760

Thursday, October 1
Daily new cases: 1,148
Daily deaths: 35
Daily positivity rate (7-day avg): 3.2%
Daily hospitalizations: 746

Wednesday, September 30
Daily new cases: 1,063
Daily deaths: 30
Daily positivity rate (7-day avg): 3.2%
Daily hospitalizations: 734

Tuesday, September 29
Daily new cases: 905
Daily deaths: 39
Daily positivity rate (7-day avg): 3.2%
Daily hospitalizations: 714

Monday, September 28
Daily new cases: 663
Daily deaths: 31
Daily positivity rate (7-day avg): 3.1%
Daily hospitalizations: 689

A wide range of data and dashboards on COVID-19 from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health are available on the Public Health website at www.publichealth.lacounty.gov.

Please see additional information below:

Laboratory Confirmed Total Cases 274565 *

Deaths 6647

Age Group (Los Angeles County Cases Only-excl LB and Pas)

Gender (Los Angeles County Cases Only-excl LB and Pas)

Race/Ethnicity (Los Angeles County Cases Only-excl LB and Pas)

Hospitalization

Deaths Race/Ethnicity (Los Angeles County Cases Only-excl LB and Pas)

CITY / COMMUNITY (Rate**)

These numbers are subject to change based on further investigation. Six cases previously reported were not in Public Health's jurisdiction. * Means that case numbers include cases associated with correctional facility outbreaks located in the city/community. **Rate is crude and is per 100,000. This represents the number of cases per 100,000 people and allows for the proportional comparison of cities of different sizes.

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The Department of Public Health is committed to promoting health equity and ensuring optimal health and well-being for all 10 million residents of Los Angeles County. Through a variety of programs, community partnerships and services, Public Health oversees environmental health, disease control, and community and family health. Nationally accredited by the Public Health Accreditation Board, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health comprises nearly 4,500 employees and has an annual budget of $1.2 billion. To learn more about Los Angeles County Public Health, please visit www.publichealth .lacounty.gov, and follow LA County Public Health on social media at twitter.com/lacounty.gov, and follow LA County Public Health on social media at twitter.com/lapublichealth, facebook.com/lapublichealth, instagram.com/lapublichealth and youtube.com/lapublichealth.




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