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For Immediate Release:

December 20, 2020

Public Health Reports 58 New Deaths and 13,315 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

Sunday, December 20
Daily new cases: 13,315
Daily deaths: 58
Daily positivity rate (7-day avg): 16.1%
Daily hospitalizations: 5,549

Saturday, December 19
Daily new cases: 13,756
Daily deaths: 60
Daily positivity rate (7-day avg): 16.3%
Daily hospitalizations: 5,424

Friday, December 18
Daily new cases: 16,504
Daily deaths: 96
Daily positivity rate (7-day avg): 16.7%
Daily hospitalizations: 5,100

Thursday, December 17
Daily new cases: 14,418
Daily deaths: 102
Daily positivity rate (7-day avg): 16.5%
Daily hospitalizations: 4,864

Wednesday, December 16
Daily new cases: 22,422
Daily deaths: 138
Daily positivity rate (7-day avg): 16.4%
Daily hospitalizations: 4,656

Tuesday, December 15
Daily new cases: 11,194
Daily deaths: 86
Daily positivity rate (7-day avg): 15.9%
Daily hospitalizations: 4,403

Monday, December 14
Daily new cases: 7,344
Daily deaths: 48
Daily positivity rate (7-day avg): 15.3%
Daily hospitalizations: 4,203

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Laboratory Confirmed Total Cases 623670*

Deaths 8875