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For Immediate Release:

March 21, 2021

Public Health Reports 20 New Deaths and 423 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 may reflect reporting delays over the weekend.

Sunday, March 21
Daily new cases: 423
Daily deaths: 20*
Daily positivity rate (7-day avg): 1.3%
Daily hospitalizations: 792

Saturday, March 20
Daily new cases: 521
Daily deaths: 56
Daily positivity rate (7-day avg): 1.4%
Daily hospitalizations: 827

Friday, March 19
Daily new cases: 756
Daily deaths: 60
Daily positivity rate (7-day avg): 1.5%
Daily hospitalizations: 861

Thursday, March 18
Daily new cases: 933
Daily deaths: 88
Daily positivity rate (7-day avg): 1.6%
Daily hospitalizations: 861

Wednesday, March 17
Daily new cases: 897
Daily deaths: 75
Daily positivity rate (7-day avg): 1.7%
Daily hospitalizations: 857

Tuesday, March 16
Daily new cases: 318
Daily deaths: 52
Daily positivity rate (7-day avg): 1.7%
Daily hospitalizations: 865

Monday, March 15
Daily new cases: 422*
Daily deaths: 6*
Daily positivity rate (7-day avg): 1.7%
Daily hospitalizations: 893

* 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 1214178*

Deaths 22797

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**)