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For Immediate Release:

December 16, 2021

Public Health Confirms 12 Additional Cases of the Omicron Variant - 20 New Deaths and 2,275 New Positive Cases of Confirmed COVID-19 in Los Angeles County

Public Health is confirming 12 additional cases of the Omicron variant.

12 new confirmed cases reported today, for a total of 30 confirmed cases in Los Angeles County

Available information on the 12 additional cases indicates:

  • 5 were symptomatic, none of the required hospitalization

  • 6 cases have unknown symptom status, unknown if they were hospitalized

  • 9 of the 12 were fully vaccinated

  • 2 of the 9 received a booster dose

  • 3 of 12 are unvaccinated

  • 0 reported international travel and 2 reported travel outside CA.

    The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) today released the latest data on COVID-19.

    • 2,275 new COVID-19 cases (1,553,366 cases to date)
    • 20 new deaths due to COVID-19 (27,388 deaths to date)
    • 770 people currently hospitalized with COVID-19
    • More than 9,667,000 individuals tested; 15% of people tested positive

    Daily New Cases, Positivity Rate, Hospitalization of Confirmed Cases and

    Deaths Last 7 Days

    Th

    12/16

    W

    12/15

    Tu

    12/14

    M

    12/13

    Su

    12/12

    Sa

    12/11

    F

    12/10

    Daily new cases

    2,275

    1,850

    1,138

    1,123*

    1,460*

    1,834

    1,924

    Daily deaths

    20

    19

    15

    11*

    5*

    23

    16

    Daily hospitalizations of confirmed cases

    770

    751

    718

    698

    707

    684

    667

    Daily positivity rate (7-day avg)

    1.7%

    1.5%

    1.4%

    1.3%

    1.2%

    1.2%

    1.2%

    Data is by date reported by DPH, but does not necessarily represent the date of testing, hospitalization, or death.

    * 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 http://www.publichealth.lacounty.gov including:

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

    Please see additional information below:

    Cases through 6:00pm 12/15/2021

    Total Cases

    NEW

    Laboratory Confirmed Cases

    1553366

    2275

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

    1471136

    2194

    -- Long Beach

    68112

    65

    -- Pasadena

    14118

    16

    Deaths

    27388

    20

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

    25959

    20

    -- Long Beach

    1061

    0

    -- Pasadena

    368

    0

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

    - 0 to 4

    39332

    - 5 to 11

    86702

    - 12 to 17

    94617

    - 18 to 29

    346365

    - 30 to 49

    488234

    - 50 to 64

    269334

    - 65 to 79

    107415

    - over 80

    38243

    - Under Investigation

    894

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

    - Female

    740278

    - Male

    695557

    - Other

    778

    - Under Investigation

    34523

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

    - American Indian/Alaska Native

    2537

    - Asian

    71106

    - Black

    72095

    - Hispanic/Latino

    752059

    - Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

    5414

    - White

    188180

    - Other

    125030

    - Under Investigation

    254715

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

    - Hospitalized (Ever)

    109793

    **DATA Under reported

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

    - American Indian/Alaska Native

    59

    - Asian

    3366

    - Black

    2312

    - Hispanic/Latino

    13739

    - Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

    95

    - White

    6160

    - Other

    197

    - Under Investigation

    31

    CITY / COMMUNITY**

    Cases

    Case Rate

    City of Agoura Hills

    1595

    7638

    City of Alhambra

    8622

    9942

    City of Arcadia

    3612

    6254

    City of Artesia

    2523

    15022

    City of Avalon

    35

    905

    City of Azusa

    7784

    15556

    City of Baldwin Park

    15062

    19620

    City of Bell

    7821

    21526

    City of Bell Gardens

    9256

    21490

    City of Bellflower

    13525

    17399

    City of Beverly Hills

    3905

    11312

    City of Bradbury

    42

    3929

    City of Burbank

    11943

    11143

    City of Calabasas

    1929

    7931

    City of Carson

    12696

    13529

    City of Cerritos

    4020

    8029

    City of Claremont

    3092

    8475

    City of Commerce*

    2777

    21249

    City of Compton

    20264

    20283

    City of Covina

    8162

    16646

    City of Cudahy

    5533

    22726

    City of Culver City

    3166

    7942

    City of Diamond Bar

    4248

    7386

    City of Downey

    21317

    18656

    City of Duarte

    2881

    13086

    City of El Monte

    19677

    16779

    City of El Segundo

    1183

    7048

    City of Gardena

    8281

    13507

    City of Glendale

    26215

    12695

    City of Glendora

    6365

    12063

    City of Hawaiian Gardens

    2651

    18064

    City of Hawthorne

    13140

    14799

    City of Hermosa Beach

    1699

    8638

    City of Hidden Hills

    149

    7884

    City of Huntington Park

    12780

    21485

    City of Industry

    199

    45538

    City of Inglewood

    17411

    15329

    City of Irwindale

    318

    21796

    City of La Canada Flintridge

    1208

    5838

    City of La Habra Heights

    131

    2401

    City of La Mirada

    5686

    11464

    City of La Puente

    7771

    19095

    City of La Verne

    3837

    11529

    City of Lakewood

    9965

    12400

    City of Lancaster*

    30902

    19126

    City of Lawndale

    4458

    13262

    City of Lomita

    2070

    9986

    City of Lynwood*

    15461

    21460

    City of Malibu

    775

    5979

    City of Manhattan Beach

    2281

    6336

    City of Maywood

    5958

    21241

    City of Monrovia

    4226

    10892

    City of Montebello

    11933

    18537

    City of Monterey Park

    5820

    9348

    City of Norwalk

    19218

    17857

    City of Palmdale

    31811

    20011

    City of Palos Verdes Estates

    732

    5413

    City of Paramount

    11769

    21007

    City of Pico Rivera

    13032

    20273

    City of Pomona

    30647

    19654

    City of Rancho Palos Verdes

    2297

    5373

    City of Redondo Beach

    4486

    6530

    City of Rolling Hills

    93

    4794

    City of Rolling Hills Estates

    470

    5793

    City of Rosemead

    5796

    10472

    City of San Dimas*

    4219

    12223

    City of San Fernando

    6216

    25256

    City of San Gabriel

    3871

    9452

    City of San Marino

    514

    3871

    City of Santa Clarita

    29394

    13335

    City of Santa Fe Springs

    3511

    19119

    City of Santa Monica

    7364

    7966

    City of Sierra Madre

    715

    6507

    City of Signal Hill

    1536

    13020

    City of South El Monte

    3946

    18894

    City of South Gate

    21973

    22386

    City of South Pasadena

    1828

    7016

    City of Temple City

    2897

    7947

    City of Torrance

    10451

    7002

    City of Vernon

    143

    68421

    City of Walnut

    2262

    7409

    City of West Covina

    15960

    14746

    City of West Hollywood

    3941

    10665

    City of Westlake Village

    162

    1938

    City of Whittier

    13697

    15666

    Los Angeles

    631395

    15611

    Los Angeles - Adams-Normandie

    1418

    17288

    Los Angeles - Alsace

    1920

    15428

    Los Angeles - Angeles National Forest

    5

    12500

    Los Angeles - Angelino Heights

    366

    14628

    Los Angeles - Arleta

    8108

    23590

    Los Angeles - Atwater Village

    1825

    12444

    Los Angeles - Baldwin Hills

    3756

    12067

    Los Angeles - Bel Air

    647

    7676

    Los Angeles - Beverly Crest

    1001

    7992

    Los Angeles - Beverlywood

    1419

    10772

    Los Angeles - Boyle Heights*

    19772

    22757

    Los Angeles - Brentwood

    2341

    7563

    Los Angeles - Brookside

    51

    8778

    Los Angeles - Cadillac-Corning

    908

    12751

    Los Angeles - Canoga Park

    11436

    17516

    Los Angeles - Carthay

    1409

    9810

    Los Angeles - Central

    8576

    21994

    Los Angeles - Century City

    915

    7153

    Los Angeles - Century Palms/Cove

    7513

    22250

    Los Angeles - Chatsworth

    4908

    13243

    Los Angeles - Cheviot Hills

    699

    7622

    Los Angeles - Chinatown

    984

    12268

    Los Angeles - Cloverdale/Cochran

    2029

    13942

    Los Angeles - Country Club Park

    1921

    12677

    Los Angeles - Crenshaw District

    1938

    14014

    Los Angeles - Crestview

    1429

    12570

    Los Angeles - Del Rey

    2875

    9604

    Los Angeles - Downtown*

    5697

    20711

    Los Angeles - Eagle Rock

    4605

    11632

    Los Angeles - East Hollywood

    3930

    13419

    Los Angeles - Echo Park

    1760

    12346

    Los Angeles - El Sereno

    7398

    17695

    Los Angeles - Elysian Park

    688

    12045

    Los Angeles - Elysian Valley

    1535

    15092

    Los Angeles - Encino

    4925

    10903

    Los Angeles - Exposition

    466

    14011

    Los Angeles - Exposition Park

    7569

    16851

    Los Angeles - Faircrest Heights

    394

    10944

    Los Angeles - Figueroa Park Square

    1672

    19172

    Los Angeles - Florence-Firestone

    10847

    22862

    Los Angeles - Glassell Park

    4223

    13362

    Los Angeles - Gramercy Place

    1810

    16815

    Los Angeles - Granada Hills

    8558

    14707

    Los Angeles - Green Meadows

    4663

    21683

    Los Angeles - Hancock Park

    1541

    9044

    Los Angeles - Harbor City

    3406

    11717

    Los Angeles - Harbor Gateway

    6255

    14346

    Los Angeles - Harbor Pines

    231

    9589

    Los Angeles - Harvard Heights

    2945

    16329

    Los Angeles - Harvard Park

    8602

    22676

    Los Angeles - Highland Park

    6933

    14327

    Los Angeles - Historic Filipinotown

    2417

    17426

    Los Angeles - Hollywood

    8152

    11944

    Los Angeles - Hollywood Hills

    2549

    8660

    Los Angeles - Hyde Park

    4877

    17088

    Los Angeles - Jefferson Park

    1396

    17292

    Los Angeles - Koreatown

    6555

    12681

    Los Angeles - Lafayette Square

    649

    14236

    Los Angeles - Lake Balboa

    6808

    16130

    Los Angeles - Lakeview Terrace

    2743

    20886

    Los Angeles - Leimert Park

    2168

    14230

    Los Angeles - Lincoln Heights

    5952

    18259

    Los Angeles - Little Armenia

    1384

    17246

    Los Angeles - Little Bangladesh

    3349

    11816

    Los Angeles - Little Tokyo

    537

    17140

    Los Angeles - Longwood

    707

    16427

    Los Angeles - Los Feliz

    1681

    7780

    Los Angeles - Manchester Square

    1299

    15218

    Los Angeles - Mandeville Canyon

    221

    7074

    Los Angeles - Mar Vista

    3163

    7447

    Los Angeles - Marina Peninsula

    265

    6078

    Los Angeles - Melrose

    10630

    13682

    Los Angeles - Mid-city

    1613

    10732

    Los Angeles - Miracle Mile

    1568

    8718

    Los Angeles - Mission Hills

    5295

    21949

    Los Angeles - Mt. Washington

    3423

    14177

    Los Angeles - North Hills

    11167

    18136

    Los Angeles - North Hollywood

    26242

    17330

    Los Angeles - Northridge

    9842

    14101

    Los Angeles - Pacific Palisades

    1287

    6045

    Los Angeles - Pacoima

    19732

    25633

    Los Angeles - Palisades Highlands

    227

    5902

    Los Angeles - Palms

    3666

    8355

    Los Angeles - Panorama City

    15658

    20808

    Los Angeles - Park La Brea

    968

    7128

    Los Angeles - Pico-Union

    8034

    19201

    Los Angeles - Playa Del Rey

    199

    6227

    Los Angeles - Playa Vista

    964

    8806

    Los Angeles - Porter Ranch

    3523

    9899

    Los Angeles - Rancho Park

    569

    8674

    Los Angeles - Regent Square

    342

    12302

    Los Angeles - Reseda

    14150

    18468

    Los Angeles - Reseda Ranch

    849

    18313

    Los Angeles - Reynier Village

    357

    8444

    Los Angeles - San Pedro*

    9918

    12709

    Los Angeles - Shadow Hills

    537

    12089

    Los Angeles - Sherman Oaks

    8907

    10208

    Los Angeles - Silverlake

    4486

    10176

    Los Angeles - South Carthay

    1076

    10156

    Los Angeles - South Park

    8570

    22576

    Los Angeles - St Elmo Village

    799

    17430

    Los Angeles - Studio City

    2164

    9643

    Los Angeles - Sun Valley

    11236

    21409

    Los Angeles - Sunland

    2938

    14396

    Los Angeles - Sycamore Square

    57

    8810

    Los Angeles - Sylmar*

    19376

    23515

    Los Angeles - Tarzana

    4444

    14393

    Los Angeles - Temple-Beaudry

    6093

    15432

    Los Angeles - Thai Town

    1183

    12060

    Los Angeles - Toluca Lake

    820

    9421

    Los Angeles - Toluca Terrace

    199

    15237

    Los Angeles - Toluca Woods

    172

    9257

    Los Angeles - Tujunga

    3825

    13754

    Los Angeles - University Hills

    345

    10061

    Los Angeles - University Park

    4425

    16117

    Los Angeles - Valley Glen

    4889

    16288

    Los Angeles - Valley Village

    3023

    12229

    Los Angeles - Van Nuys*

    17448

    18722

    Los Angeles - Venice

    3022

    8918

    Los Angeles - Vermont Knolls

    3502

    20360

    Los Angeles - Vermont Square

    1782

    23273

    Los Angeles - Vermont Vista

    9080

    22046

    Los Angeles - Vernon Central

    12580

    24193

    Los Angeles - Victoria Park

    1228

    14621

    Los Angeles - View Heights

    316

    8554

    Los Angeles - Watts

    9041

    21186

    Los Angeles - Wellington Square

    718

    14608

    Los Angeles - West Adams

    4786

    17322

    Los Angeles - West Hills

    4318

    10650

    Los Angeles - West Los Angeles

    3555

    9446

    Los Angeles - West Vernon

    11853

    22096

    Los Angeles - Westchester

    3893

    7544

    Los Angeles - Westlake

    9049

    15246

    Los Angeles - Westwood

    4075

    7531

    Los Angeles - Wholesale District*

    9311

    25772

    Los Angeles - Wilmington

    10287

    18211

    Los Angeles - Wilshire Center

    6762

    13478

    Los Angeles - Winnetka

    8363

    16149

    Los Angeles - Woodland Hills

    7425

    10910

    Unincorporated - Acton

    863

    10827

    Unincorporated - Agua Dulce

    449

    10798

    Unincorporated - Altadena

    4334

    9936

    Unincorporated - Anaverde

    194

    12865

    Unincorporated - Angeles National Forest

    43

    3454

    Unincorporated - Arcadia

    772

    9673

    Unincorporated - Athens-Westmont

    7967

    18771

    Unincorporated - Athens Village

    1235

    25220

    Unincorporated - Avocado Heights

    1309

    19321

    Unincorporated - Azusa

    2875

    18056

    Unincorporated - Bassett

    2991

    20186

    Unincorporated - Bouquet Canyon

    86

    8015

    Unincorporated - Bradbury

    52

    48148

    Unincorporated - Canyon Country

    1257

    16266

    Unincorporated - Castaic*

    4701

    17289

    Unincorporated - Cerritos

    80

    13629

    Unincorporated - Charter Oak

    0

    0

    Unincorporated - Claremont

    57

    8120

    Unincorporated - Covina

    2881

    17129

    Unincorporated - Covina (Charter Oak)

    1937

    14737

    Unincorporated - Del Aire

    421

    9583

    Unincorporated - Del Rey

    41

    12893

    Unincorporated - Del Sur

    283

    11718

    Unincorporated - Desert View Highlands

    461

    18492

    Unincorporated - Duarte

    968

    21861

    Unincorporated - East Covina

    47

    14286

    Unincorporated - East La Mirada

    682

    12887

    Unincorporated - East Lancaster

    19

    16667

    Unincorporated - East Los Angeles

    28556

    22796

    Unincorporated - East Pasadena

    248

    3873

    Unincorporated - East Rancho Dominguez

    3237

    21146

    Unincorporated - East Whittier

    625

    11779

    Unincorporated - El Camino Village

    1030

    11717

    Unincorporated - El Monte

    24

    16552

    Unincorporated - Elizabeth Lake

    128

    7706

    Unincorporated - Florence-Firestone

    15508

    23967

    Unincorporated - Franklin Canyon

    1

    8333

    Unincorporated - Glendora

    90

    13636

    Unincorporated - Hacienda Heights

    6331

    11320

    Unincorporated - Harbor Gateway

    0

    0

    Unincorporated - Hawthorne

    363

    14439

    Unincorporated - Hi Vista

    80

    7286

    Unincorporated - Kagel/Lopez Canyons

    324

    22946

    Unincorporated - La Crescenta-Montrose

    1545

    7803

    Unincorporated - La Habra Heights

    16

    2367

    Unincorporated - La Rambla

    341

    16434

    Unincorporated - La Verne*

    226

    11078

    Unincorporated - Ladera Heights

    606

    8570

    Unincorporated - Lake Hughes

    77

    11527

    Unincorporated - Lake Los Angeles

    2037

    15676

    Unincorporated - Lake Manor

    192

    11686

    Unincorporated - Lakewood

    0

    0

    Unincorporated - Lennox

    4057

    17998

    Unincorporated - Leona Valley

    181

    10337

    Unincorporated - Littlerock

    701

    17433

    Unincorporated - Littlerock/Juniper Hills

    176

    13570

    Unincorporated - Littlerock/Pearblossom

    648

    18156

    Unincorporated - Llano

    62

    7070

    Unincorporated - Marina del Rey

    776

    8246

    Unincorporated - Miracle Mile

    0

    0

    Unincorporated - Monrovia

    470

    12110

    Unincorporated - Newhall

    70

    31818

    Unincorporated - North Lancaster

    218

    18197

    Unincorporated - North Whittier

    1344

    16077

    Unincorporated - Northeast San Gabriel

    1994

    8296

    Unincorporated - Padua Hills

    14

    6512

    Unincorporated - Palmdale

    142

    16865

    Unincorporated - Palos Verdes Peninsula

    35

    5636

    Unincorporated - Pearblossom/Llano

    196

    10020

    Unincorporated - Pellissier Village

    198

    31987

    Unincorporated - Placerita Canyon

    5

    1087

    Unincorporated - Pomona

    81

    4180

    Unincorporated - Quartz Hill

    1881

    14575

    Unincorporated - Rancho Dominguez

    495

    18602

    Unincorporated - Roosevelt

    116

    12460

    Unincorporated - Rosewood

    205

    15941

    Unincorporated - Rosewood/East Gardena

    201

    16848

    Unincorporated - Rosewood/West Rancho Dominguez

    633

    18834

    Unincorporated - Rowland Heights

    4418

    8659

    Unincorporated - San Clemente Island

    0

    0

    Unincorporated - San Francisquito Canyon/Bouquet Canyon

    23

    2681

    Unincorporated - San Jose Hills

    4010

    19831

    Unincorporated - San Pasqual

    44

    2162

    Unincorporated - Sand Canyon

    24

    7792

    Unincorporated - Santa Catalina Island

    258

    96629

    Unincorporated - Santa Monica Mountains*

    1154

    6197

    Unincorporated - Saugus

    190

    122581

    Unincorporated - Saugus/Canyon Country

    55

    15449

    Unincorporated - South Antelope Valley

    50

    10989

    Unincorporated - South El Monte

    413

    23008

    Unincorporated - South San Gabriel

    1124

    12703

    Unincorporated - South Whittier

    10051

    16972

    Unincorporated - Southeast Antelope Valley

    114

    14597

    Unincorporated - Stevenson Ranch

    1925

    9182

    Unincorporated - Sun Village

    1139

    18870

    Unincorporated - Sunrise Village

    218

    16821

    Unincorporated - Twin Lakes/Oat Mountain

    146

    8806

    Unincorporated - Val Verde

    459

    13871

    Unincorporated - Valencia

    325

    10579

    Unincorporated - Valinda

    4481

    19173

    Unincorporated - View Park/Windsor Hills

    1073

    9222

    Unincorporated - Walnut Park

    3487

    21601

    Unincorporated - West Antelope Valley

    78

    5162

    Unincorporated - West Carson

    2890

    13085

    Unincorporated - West Chatsworth

    4

    33333

    Unincorporated - West LA

    219

    23004

    Unincorporated - West Puente Valley

    2024

    20580

    Unincorporated - West Rancho Dominguez

    238

    17513

    Unincorporated - West Whittier/Los Nietos

    5050

    18756

    Unincorporated - Westfield/Academy Hills

    71

    5462

    Unincorporated - Westhills

    72

    8582

    Unincorporated - White Fence Farms

    433

    11757

    Unincorporated - Whittier

    388

    10254

    Unincorporated - Whittier Narrows

    55

    458333

    Unincorporated - Willowbrook

    8240

    23602

    Unincorporated - Wiseburn

    668

    11083

    - Under Investigation

    18850

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