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For Immediate Release:

December 25, 2020

Service Outage Delays Public Health Reports; There are Currently 6,708 COVID-19 Patients Currently Hospitalized in LA County

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) is experiencing a service interruption caused by an outage with Spectrum Service in the Los Angeles area. While Spectrum construction crews are currently working to restore services at the fiber break, we anticipate that daily reports will be severely delayed. Therefore, daily cases and deaths will not be reported today and instead will be reported with tomorrow’s numbers.

There are currently 6,708 people currently hospitalized with COVID-19, and 20% of these people are in the ICU.

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