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For Immediate Release:

July 05, 2021

Public Health Reports 2 New Deaths and 436 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 number of cases and deaths are likely to reflect reporting delays over the weekend.

Monday, July 5
Daily new cases: 436*
Daily deaths: 2*
Daily positivity rate (7-day avg): n/a**
Daily hospitalizations: 284

Sunday, July 4
Daily new cases: 457*
Daily deaths: 4*
Daily positivity rate (7-day avg): 1.4%
Daily hospitalizations: 278

Saturday, July 3
Daily new cases: 644
Daily deaths: 7
Daily positivity rate (7-day avg): 1.4%
Daily hospitalizations: 275

Friday, July 2
Daily new cases: 549
Daily deaths: 5
Daily positivity rate (7-day avg): 1.4%
Daily hospitalizations: 280

Thursday, July 1
Daily new cases: 6
Daily deaths: 10
Daily positivity rate (7-day avg): 1.3%
Daily hospitalizations: 275

Wednesday, June 30
Daily new cases: 422
Daily deaths: 2
Daily positivity rate (7-day avg): 1.2%
Daily hospitalizations: 255

Tuesday, June 29
Daily new cases: 321
Daily deaths: 3
Daily positivity rate (7-day avg): 1.0%
Daily hospitalizations: 229

* Number reflects an undercount due to a lag from weekend reporting. ** Number not available today due to a delay in part of the data processing.

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.

Visit: www.VaccinateLACounty.com (English) and www.VacunateLosAngeles.com (Spanish) to find a vaccination site near you, to make an appointment at vaccination sites, and much more. If you don’t have internet access, can’t use a computer, or you’re over 65, you can call 1-833-540-0473 for help finding an appointment, connecting to free transportation to and from a vaccination site, or scheduling a home-visit if you are homebound. Vaccinations are always free and open to eligible residents and workers regardless of immigration status.

Through next Thursday, July 8 at county-run vaccination sites, L.A. City sites, and St. John’s Well Child and Family Center sites, everyone 18 and older coming to get a vaccine will have an opportunity to win one of four packages of tickets and passes to botanical gardens in the area. Each prize package consists of one annual membership to the Huntington Botanical Gardens and one-day passes to Descanso Gardens, L.A. County Arboretum, and South Coast Botanic Garden. Official rules and participating site locations is online on the Los Angeles Vaccination Sweepstakes page.

Always check with trusted sources for the latest accurate information about novel coronavirus:

Laboratory Confirmed Total Cases 1252739*

Deaths 24504

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)

* 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.

The Department of Public Health is committed to promoting health equity and ensuring optimal health and well-being for all 10 million residents of Los Angeles County. Through a variety of programs, community partnerships and services, Public Health oversees environmental health, disease control, and community and family health. Nationally accredited by the Public Health Accreditation Board, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health comprises nearly 4,500 employees and has an annual budget of $1.2 billion. To learn more about Los Angeles County Public Health, please visit www.publichealth .lacounty.gov, and follow LA County Public Health on social media at twitter.com/lacounty.gov, and follow LA County Public Health on social media at twitter.com/lapublichealth, facebook.com/lapublichealth, instagram.com/lapublichealth and youtube.com/lapublichealth.




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