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For Immediate Release:

September 22, 2021

COVID-19 Cases Among Skilled Nursing Facilities Decline - 41 New Deaths and 1,750 New Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 in Los Angeles County

In parallel with the overall trend in Los Angeles County, COVID-19 case numbers among staff and residents at skilled nursing facilities increased in early-July through mid-August and have begun to decline in the past few weeks.

During the week ending August 8, 123 cases were reported among residents and staff at skilled nursing facilities. For the week ending September 12, 55 people tested positive for COVID-19 at skilled nursing facilities: 20 new cases were among skilled nursing facility residents and 35 new cases among skilled nursing facility staff. Over the past three weeks, an average of 65 new cases were reported among staff and residents at skilled nursing facilities.

Currently, 88% of residents and 90% of staff at skilled nursing facilities are fully vaccinated. Skilled nursing facilities are subject to strict infection control precautions and are also required to verify the vaccine status of all workers and conduct routine testing of staff and residents. By September 30, healthcare workers, including staff at skilled nursing facilities, are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

Today, Public Health confirms 41 new deaths and 1,750 new cases of COVID-19. Of the 41 new deaths reported today, nine people who passed away were over the age of 80, 12 people who died were between the ages of 65 and 79, nine people who died were between the ages of 50 and 64, and six people who died were between the ages of 30 and 49. Five deaths were reported by the City of Long Beach. To date, Public Health identified 1,448,065 positive cases of COVID-19 across all areas of L.A. County and a total of 25,911 deaths.

There are 1,018 people with COVID-19 currently hospitalized and 31% of these people are in the ICU. Testing results are available for nearly 8,510,000 individuals with 16% of people testing positive. Today’s test positivity rate is 1.7%.

Tomorrow, Thursday, September 23, at 6:00 p.m., Public Health will host a Virtual Town Hall on COVID-19. Join the town hall to get the latest updates on COVID-19 and information about booster doses. The town hall will be streamed live on Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube @lapublichealth. For more information and to submit a question, visit: TinyURL.com/LACOVIDTownHall

"We wish healing and peace to the families and friends grieving a loved one who passed away from COVID-19,” said Barbara Ferrer, PhD, MPH, MEd, Director of Public Health. “The decline in cases at skilled nursing facilities is welcomed news and reflects the high vaccination coverage at these facilities along with the stringent infection control measures. We continue to prioritize and support skilled nursing facilities with third doses for those residents who are immunocompromised and are prepared to ramp up these efforts once boosters are approved. The decline in cases and deaths at nursing homes is an important reminder of just how powerful the vaccines are in preventing serious illness and death from COVID-19.”

L.A. County continues to offer vaccines at many different sites across the county to make it as easy as possible for eligible L.A. County residents to get vaccinated. Many vaccination sites across the county, including all County-run sites, are also offering third doses of vaccine to eligible immunocompromised people. Vaccinations are always free and open to eligible residents and workers regardless of immigration status.

Anyone 12 and older living or working in L.A. County can get vaccinated against COVID-19. To find a vaccination site near you, make an appointment at vaccination sites, and much more, visit: www.VaccinateLACounty.com (English) and www.VacunateLosAngeles.com (Spanish). 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.

COVID-19 Sector Protocols, Best Practices, COVID-19 Vaccine Dashboard, COVID-19 Surveillance Interactive Dashboard, Recovery Dashboard, and additional actions you can take to protect yourself, your family and your community are on the Public Health website, www.publichealth.lacounty.gov.

Please see additional information below:

Total Cases

Laboratory Confirmed Cases

1448065

-- Los Angeles County (excl. LB and Pas)*

1371598

-- Long Beach

63367

-- Pasadena

13100

Deaths

25911

-- Los Angeles County (excl. LB and Pas)

24545

-- Long Beach

1007

-- Pasadena

359

Age Group (Los Angeles County Cases Only-excl LB and Pas)

- 0 to 4

35748

- 5 to 11

74708

- 12 to 17

85948

- 18 to 29

326848

- 30 to 49

456062

- 50 to 64

253928

- 65 to 79

101213

- over 80

36330

- Under Investigation

813

Gender (Los Angeles County Cases Only-excl LB and Pas)

- Female

692034

- Male

648985

- Other

736

- Under Investigation

29843

Race/Ethnicity (Los Angeles County Cases Only-excl LB and Pas)

- American Indian/Alaska Native

2315

- Asian

65352

- Black

65063

- Hispanic/Latino

709916

- Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

5029

- White

166281

- Other

116344

- Under Investigation

241298

Hospitalization (Los Angeles County Cases Only-excl LB and Pas)

- Hospitalized (Ever)

101355

Deaths Race/Ethnicity (Los Angeles County Cases Only-excl LB and Pas)

- American Indian/Alaska Native

53

- Asian

3252

- Black

2123

- Hispanic/Latino

13055

- Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

81

- White

5719

- Other

213

- Under Investigation

49

CITY / COMMUNITY**

Cases

Case Rate

City of Agoura Hills

1382

6618

City of Alhambra

8011

9237

City of Arcadia

3285

5688

City of Artesia

2411

14355

City of Avalon

31

801

City of Azusa

7246

14480

City of Baldwin Park

14432

18799

City of Bell

7439

20475

City of Bell Gardens

8981

20852

City of Bellflower

12721

16365

City of Beverly Hills

3541

10258

City of Bradbury

42

3929

City of Burbank

10892

10162

City of Calabasas

1719

7067

City of Carson

11778

12550

City of Cerritos

3658

7306

City of Claremont

2747

7529

City of Commerce*

2674

20461

City of Compton

19316

19335

City of Covina

7499

15294

City of Cudahy

5317

21838

City of Culver City

2838

7119

City of Diamond Bar

3909

6796

City of Downey

20061

17557

City of Duarte

2704

12282

City of El Monte

18804

16035

City of El Segundo

1036

6172

City of Gardena

7626

12438

City of Glendale

24167

11704

City of Glendora

5797

10987

City of Hawaiian Gardens

2535

17273

City of Hawthorne

12425

13994

City of Hermosa Beach

1493

7590

City of Hidden Hills

130

6878

City of Huntington Park

12206

20520

City of Industry

189

43249

City of Inglewood

16525

14549

City of Irwindale

297

20356

City of La Canada Flintridge

1023

4944

City of La Habra Heights

127

2328

City of La Mirada

5195

10474

City of La Puente

7409

18205

City of La Verne

3455

10381

City of Lakewood

9119

11347

City of Lancaster*

27271

16879

City of Lawndale

4195

12480

City of Lomita

1884

9089

City of Lynwood*

14709

20416

City of Malibu

640

4938

City of Manhattan Beach

1983

5508

City of Maywood

5700

20322

City of Monrovia

3886

10015

City of Montebello

11357

17642

City of Monterey Park

5478

8798

City of Norwalk

18251

16958

City of Palmdale

28809

18123

City of Palos Verdes Estates

650

4807

City of Paramount

11195

19983

City of Pico Rivera

12378

19255

City of Pomona

28510

18284

City of Rancho Palos Verdes

2033

4756

City of Redondo Beach

3972

5782

City of Rolling Hills

79

4072

City of Rolling Hills Estates

422

5202

City of Rosemead

5478

9897

City of San Dimas*

3880

11241

City of San Fernando

5919

24049

City of San Gabriel

3605

8803

City of San Marino

460

3465

City of Santa Clarita

26021

11805

City of Santa Fe Springs

3302

17981

City of Santa Monica

6444

6971

City of Sierra Madre

600

5460

City of Signal Hill

1414

11986

City of South El Monte

3768

18042

City of South Gate

20838

21230

City of South Pasadena

1659

6368

City of Temple City

2695

7393

City of Torrance

9391

6291

City of Vernon

135

64593

City of Walnut

2100

6878

City of West Covina

14878

13746

City of West Hollywood

3523

9534

City of Westlake Village

146

1746

City of Whittier

12872

14722

Los Angeles

591022

14613

Los Angeles - Adams-Normandie

1344

16386

Los Angeles - Alsace

1814

14576

Los Angeles - Angeles National Forest

5

12500

Los Angeles - Angelino Heights

336

13429

Los Angeles - Arleta

7773

22616

Los Angeles - Atwater Village

1692

11537

Los Angeles - Baldwin Hills

3503

11255

Los Angeles - Bel Air

543

6442

Los Angeles - Beverly Crest

864

6898

Los Angeles - Beverlywood

1249

9482

Los Angeles - Boyle Heights*

19074

21953

Los Angeles - Brentwood

2057

6645

Los Angeles - Brookside

45

7745

Los Angeles - Cadillac-Corning

844

11852

Los Angeles - Canoga Park

10772

16499

Los Angeles - Carthay

1269

8835

Los Angeles - Central

8296

21276

Los Angeles - Century City

845

6606

Los Angeles - Century Palms/Cove

7104

21039

Los Angeles - Chatsworth

4481

12091

Los Angeles - Cheviot Hills

639

6968

Los Angeles - Chinatown

917

11432

Los Angeles - Cloverdale/Cochran

1914

13152

Los Angeles - Country Club Park

1815

11978

Los Angeles - Crenshaw District

1816

13132

Los Angeles - Crestview

1264

11119

Los Angeles - Del Rey

2611

8722

Los Angeles - Downtown*

5234

19028

Los Angeles - Eagle Rock

4283

10819

Los Angeles - East Hollywood

3708

12661

Los Angeles - Echo Park

1643

11525

Los Angeles - El Sereno

6993

16726

Los Angeles - Elysian Park

637

11152

Los Angeles - Elysian Valley

1467

14423

Los Angeles - Encino

4428

9803

Los Angeles - Exposition

436

13109

Los Angeles - Exposition Park

7124

15860

Los Angeles - Faircrest Heights

363

10083

Los Angeles - Figueroa Park Square

1580

18117

Los Angeles - Florence-Firestone

10327

21766

Los Angeles - Glassell Park

3973

12571

Los Angeles - Gramercy Place

1688

15682

Los Angeles - Granada Hills

7936

13638

Los Angeles - Green Meadows

4450

20693

Los Angeles - Hancock Park

1369

8035

Los Angeles - Harbor City

3151

10839

Los Angeles - Harbor Gateway

5798

13298

Los Angeles - Harbor Pines

217

9008

Los Angeles - Harvard Heights

2843

15764

Los Angeles - Harvard Park

8177

21555

Los Angeles - Highland Park

6564

13565

Los Angeles - Historic Filipinotown

2314

16683

Los Angeles - Hollywood

7492

10977

Los Angeles - Hollywood Hills

2257

7668

Los Angeles - Hyde Park

4561

15981

Los Angeles - Jefferson Park

1335

16537

Los Angeles - Koreatown

6247

12085

Los Angeles - Lafayette Square

623

13665

Los Angeles - Lake Balboa

6384

15126

Los Angeles - Lakeview Terrace

2614

19904

Los Angeles - Leimert Park

2016

13233

Los Angeles - Lincoln Heights

5701

17489

Los Angeles - Little Armenia

1308

16299

Los Angeles - Little Bangladesh

3183

11230

Los Angeles - Little Tokyo

478

15257

Los Angeles - Longwood

670

15567

Los Angeles - Los Feliz

1459

6752

Los Angeles - Manchester Square

1234

14456

Los Angeles - Mandeville Canyon

199

6370

Los Angeles - Mar Vista

2800

6593

Los Angeles - Marina Peninsula

223

5115

Los Angeles - Melrose

9847

12674

Los Angeles - Mid-city

1499

9973

Los Angeles - Miracle Mile

1394

7751

Los Angeles - Mission Hills

4960

20560

Los Angeles - Mt. Washington

3221

13340

Los Angeles - North Hills

10608

17228

Los Angeles - North Hollywood

24521

16194

Los Angeles - Northridge

9097

13034

Los Angeles - Pacific Palisades

1124

5279

Los Angeles - Pacoima

18910

24565

Los Angeles - Palisades Highlands

198

5148

Los Angeles - Palms

3335

7601

Los Angeles - Panorama City

14989

19919

Los Angeles - Park La Brea

871

6414

Los Angeles - Pico-Union

7754

18532

Los Angeles - Playa Del Rey

169

5288

Los Angeles - Playa Vista

842

7692

Los Angeles - Porter Ranch

3184

8947

Los Angeles - Rancho Park

509

7759

Los Angeles - Regent Square

323

11619

Los Angeles - Reseda

13319

17384

Los Angeles - Reseda Ranch

815

17580

Los Angeles - Reynier Village

331

7829

Los Angeles - San Pedro*

9095

11655

Los Angeles - Shadow Hills

485

10919

Los Angeles - Sherman Oaks

7947

9108

Los Angeles - Silverlake

4119

9344

Los Angeles - South Carthay

962

9080

Los Angeles - South Park

8188

21570

Los Angeles - St Elmo Village

771

16819

Los Angeles - Studio City

1899

8463

Los Angeles - Sun Valley

10617

20229

Los Angeles - Sunland

2700

13230

Los Angeles - Sycamore Square

43

6646

Los Angeles - Sylmar*

18293

22201

Los Angeles - Tarzana

4046

13104

Los Angeles - Temple-Beaudry

5806

14705

Los Angeles - Thai Town

1113

11347

Los Angeles - Toluca Lake

727

8352

Los Angeles - Toluca Terrace

179

13706

Los Angeles - Toluca Woods

146

7858

Los Angeles - Tujunga

3529

12690

Los Angeles - University Hills

316

9216

Los Angeles - University Park

4104

14948

Los Angeles - Valley Glen

4559

15189

Los Angeles - Valley Village

2739

11080

Los Angeles - Van Nuys*

16654

17870

Los Angeles - Venice

2586

7632

Los Angeles - Vermont Knolls

3331

19366

Los Angeles - Vermont Square

1705

22267

Los Angeles - Vermont Vista

8641

20980

Los Angeles - Vernon Central

12149

23364

Los Angeles - Victoria Park

1175

13990

Los Angeles - View Heights

286

7742

Los Angeles - Watts

8581

20108

Los Angeles - Wellington Square

680

13835

Los Angeles - West Adams

4573

16551

Los Angeles - West Hills

3869

9542

Los Angeles - West Los Angeles

3205

8516

Los Angeles - West Vernon

11381

21216

Los Angeles - Westchester

3463

6711

Los Angeles - Westlake

8675

14615

Los Angeles - Westwood

3606

6664

Los Angeles - Wholesale District*

7961

22035

Los Angeles - Wilmington

9683

17142

Los Angeles - Wilshire Center

6440

12836

Los Angeles - Winnetka

7816

15093

Los Angeles - Woodland Hills

6677

9811

Unincorporated - Acton

716

8983

Unincorporated - Agua Dulce

384

9235

Unincorporated - Altadena

3985

9136

Unincorporated - Anaverde

171

11340

Unincorporated - Angeles National Forest

38

3052

Unincorporated - Arcadia

722

9046

Unincorporated - Athens-Westmont

7491

17650

Unincorporated - Athens Village

1181

24117

Unincorporated - Avocado Heights

1255

18524

Unincorporated - Azusa

2648

16630

Unincorporated - Bassett

2867

19349

Unincorporated - Bouquet Canyon

62

5778

Unincorporated - Bradbury

52

48148

Unincorporated - Canyon Country

1110

14363

Unincorporated - Castaic*

4338

15954

Unincorporated - Cerritos

76

12947

Unincorporated - Charter Oak

0

0

Unincorporated - Claremont

51

7265

Unincorporated - Covina

2685

15964

Unincorporated - Covina (Charter Oak)

1784

13573

Unincorporated - Del Aire

381

8673

Unincorporated - Del Rey

41

12893

Unincorporated - Del Sur

233

9648

Unincorporated - Desert View Highlands

407

16326

Unincorporated - Duarte

940

21229

Unincorporated - East Covina

44

13374

Unincorporated - East La Mirada

625

11810

Unincorporated - East Lancaster

19

16667

Unincorporated - East Los Angeles

27365

21845

Unincorporated - East Pasadena

238

3717

Unincorporated - East Rancho Dominguez

3088

20172

Unincorporated - East Whittier

568

10705

Unincorporated - El Camino Village

962

10943

Unincorporated - El Monte

24

16552

Unincorporated - Elizabeth Lake

105

6321

Unincorporated - Florence-Firestone

14935

23082

Unincorporated - Franklin Canyon

1

8333

Unincorporated - Glendora

84

12727

Unincorporated - Hacienda Heights

5958

10653

Unincorporated - Harbor Gateway

0

0

Unincorporated - Hawthorne

351

13962

Unincorporated - Hi Vista

53

4827

Unincorporated - Kagel/Lopez Canyons

306

21671

Unincorporated - La Crescenta-Montrose

1397

7055

Unincorporated - La Habra Heights

16

2367

Unincorporated - La Rambla

316

15229

Unincorporated - La Verne*

195

9559

Unincorporated - Ladera Heights

550

7778

Unincorporated - Lake Hughes

52

7784

Unincorporated - Lake Los Angeles

1864

14345

Unincorporated - Lake Manor

174

10590

Unincorporated - Lakewood

0

0

Unincorporated - Lennox

3894

17274

Unincorporated - Leona Valley

147

8395

Unincorporated - Littlerock

617

15344

Unincorporated - Littlerock/Juniper Hills

142

10948

Unincorporated - Littlerock/Pearblossom

606

16980

Unincorporated - Llano

54

6157

Unincorporated - Marina del Rey

647

6875

Unincorporated - Miracle Mile

0

0

Unincorporated - Monrovia

438

11286

Unincorporated - Newhall

70

31818

Unincorporated - North Lancaster

185

15442

Unincorporated - North Whittier

1252

14976

Unincorporated - Northeast San Gabriel

1862

7747

Unincorporated - Padua Hills

12

5581

Unincorporated - Palmdale

125

14846

Unincorporated - Palos Verdes Peninsula

31

4992

Unincorporated - Pearblossom/Llano

169

8640

Unincorporated - Pellissier Village

189

30533

Unincorporated - Placerita Canyon

4

870

Unincorporated - Pomona

73

3767

Unincorporated - Quartz Hill

1531

11863

Unincorporated - Rancho Dominguez

467

17550

Unincorporated - Roosevelt

104

11171

Unincorporated - Rosewood

199

15474

Unincorporated - Rosewood/East Gardena

192

16094

Unincorporated - Rosewood/West Rancho Dominguez

592

17614

Unincorporated - Rowland Heights

4117

8069

Unincorporated - San Clemente Island

0

0

Unincorporated - San Francisquito Canyon/Bouquet Canyon

18

2098

Unincorporated - San Jose Hills

3843

19005

Unincorporated - San Pasqual

43

2113

Unincorporated - Sand Canyon

22

7143

Unincorporated - Santa Catalina Island

231

86517

Unincorporated - Santa Monica Mountains*

974

5231

Unincorporated - Saugus

161

103871

Unincorporated - Saugus/Canyon Country

47

13202

Unincorporated - South Antelope Valley

41

9011

Unincorporated - South El Monte

383

21337

Unincorporated - South San Gabriel

1040

11754

Unincorporated - South Whittier

9520

16075

Unincorporated - Southeast Antelope Valley

104

13316

Unincorporated - Stevenson Ranch

1615

7703

Unincorporated - Sun Village

1032

17097

Unincorporated - Sunrise Village

209

16127

Unincorporated - Twin Lakes/Oat Mountain

133

8022

Unincorporated - Val Verde

414

12511

Unincorporated - Valencia

264

8594

Unincorporated - Valinda

4236

18125

Unincorporated - View Park/Windsor Hills

976

8388

Unincorporated - Walnut Park

3333

20647

Unincorporated - West Antelope Valley

63

4169

Unincorporated - West Carson

2674

12107

Unincorporated - West Chatsworth

4

33333

Unincorporated - West LA

211

22164

Unincorporated - West Puente Valley

1905

19370

Unincorporated - West Rancho Dominguez

226

16630

Unincorporated - West Whittier/Los Nietos

4792

17798

Unincorporated - Westfield/Academy Hills

60

4615

Unincorporated - Westhills

66

7867

Unincorporated - White Fence Farms

350

9503

Unincorporated - Whittier

365

9646

Unincorporated - Whittier Narrows

54

450000

Unincorporated - Willowbrook

7697

22046

Unincorporated - Wiseburn

627

10403

- Under Investigation

16803

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