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For Immediate Release:

February 28, 2021

Public Health Reports 107 New Deaths and 1,064 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 and cases may reflect reporting delays over the weekend.

Sunday, February 28
Daily new cases: 1,064*
Daily deaths: 107*
Daily positivity rate (7-day avg): 2.3%
Daily hospitalizations: 1,661

Saturday, February 27
Daily new cases: 1,730
Daily deaths: 94
Daily positivity rate (7-day avg): 2.5%
Daily hospitalizations: 1,733

Friday, February 26
Daily new cases: 1,838
Daily deaths: 144
Daily positivity rate (7-day avg): 2.7%
Daily hospitalizations: 1,886

Thursday, February 25
Daily new cases: 2,072
Daily deaths: 132
Daily positivity rate (7-day avg): 2.8%
Daily hospitalizations: 1,988

Wednesday, February 24
Daily new cases: 2,157
Daily deaths: 136
Daily positivity rate (7-day avg): 2.8%
Daily hospitalizations: 2,064

Tuesday, February 23
Daily new cases: 2,091
Daily deaths: 157
Daily positivity rate (7-day avg): 3.0%
Daily hospitalizations: 2,146

Monday, February 22
Daily new cases: 943*
Daily deaths: 21*
Daily positivity rate (7-day avg): 3.2%
Daily hospitalizations: 2,213

* Number reflects an undercount due to a lag from weekend reporting.

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.

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Laboratory Confirmed Total Cases 1191923*

Deaths 21435

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**)