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For Immediate Release:

May 02, 2021

Public Health Metrics Continue to Reflect Reduced Transmission of 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 number of cases and deaths are likely to reflect reporting delays over the weekend.

Sunday, May 2
Daily new cases: 313*
Daily deaths: 0*
Daily positivity rate (7-day avg): 0.6%
Daily hospitalizations: 410

Saturday, May 1
Daily new cases: 500
Daily deaths: 29
Daily positivity rate (7-day avg): 0.6%
Daily hospitalizations: 414

Friday, April 30
Daily new cases: 405
Daily deaths: 21
Daily positivity rate (7-day avg): 0.8%
Daily hospitalizations: 420

Thursday, April 29
Daily new cases: 416
Daily deaths: 42
Daily positivity rate (7-day avg): 0.7%
Daily hospitalizations: 410

Wednesday, April 28
Daily new cases: 341
Daily deaths: 31
Daily positivity rate (7-day avg): 0.7%
Daily hospitalizations: 408

Tuesday, April 27
Daily new cases: 326
Daily deaths: 26
Daily positivity rate (7-day avg): 0.7%
Daily hospitalizations: 411

Monday, April 26
Daily new cases: 288*
Daily deaths: 4*
Daily positivity rate (7-day avg): 0.7%
Daily hospitalizations: 407

* 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 1233772

Deaths 23915

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. 29 cases and 3 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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