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For Immediate Release:

April 18, 2021

Public Health Reports 3 New Deaths and 466 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 cases and deaths may reflect reporting delays over the weekend.

Sunday, April 18
Daily new cases: 466*
Daily deaths: 3*
Daily positivity rate (7-day avg): 0.7%
Daily hospitalizations: 470

Saturday, April 17
Daily new cases: 527
Daily deaths: 29
Daily positivity rate (7-day avg): 0.8%
Daily hospitalizations: 498

Friday, April 16
Daily new cases: 643
Daily deaths:36
Daily positivity rate (7-day avg): 0.8%
Daily hospitalizations: 512

Thursday, April 15
Daily new cases: 613
Daily deaths: 23
Daily positivity rate (7-day avg): 0.9%
Daily hospitalizations: 518

Wednesday, April 14
Daily new cases: 411
Daily deaths: 57
Daily positivity rate (7-day avg): 1.0%
Daily hospitalizations: 493

Tuesday, April 13
Daily new cases: 448
Daily deaths: 23
Daily positivity rate (7-day avg): 1.0%
Daily hospitalizations: 471

Monday, April 12
Daily new cases: 411*
Daily deaths: 3*
Daily positivity rate (7-day avg): 1.1%
Daily hospitalizations: 470

* 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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Please see additional information below:

Laboratory Confirmed Total Cases 1228997*

Deaths 23623

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** Cases (Case Rate)

These numbers are subject to change based on further investigation. 33 cases and 6 deaths 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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