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For Immediate Release:

March 28, 2021

Public Health Reports One New Death and 538 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 28
Daily new cases: 538*
Daily deaths: 1*
Daily positivity rate (7-day avg): 1.3%
Daily hospitalizations: 669

Saturday, March 27
Daily new cases: 700
Daily deaths: 23
Daily positivity rate (7-day avg): 1.3%
Daily hospitalizations: 676

Friday, March 26
Daily new cases: 859
Daily deaths: 39
Daily positivity rate (7-day avg): 1.4%
Daily hospitalizations: 692

Thursday, March 25
Daily new cases: 608
Daily deaths: 66
Daily positivity rate (7-day avg): 1.4%
Daily hospitalizations: 729

Wednesday, March 24
Daily new cases: 666
Daily deaths: 92
Daily positivity rate (7-day avg): 1.5%
Daily hospitalizations: 719

Tuesday, March 23
Daily new cases: 490
Daily deaths: 66
Daily positivity rate (7-day avg): 1.5%
Daily hospitalizations: 713

Monday, March 22
Daily new cases: 516*
Daily deaths: 9*
Daily positivity rate (7-day avg): 1.5%
Daily hospitalizations: 750

* 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.

L.A. County is working to ensure that eligible residents and workers in hard hit communities have increased access to vaccines. For information about who is eligible for COVID-19 vaccine in L.A. County, how to make an appointment if it is your turn, what verifications you will need to show at your vaccination appointment, and much more, visit: www.VaccinateLACounty.com (English) and www.VacunateLosAngeles.com (Spanish) (Spanish). Vaccinations are always free and open to eligible residents and workers regardless of immigration status.

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Please see additional information below:

Laboratory Confirmed Total Cases 1218225*

Deaths 23077

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**)