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For Immediate Release:

February 21, 2021

Public Health Reports 93 New Deaths and 1,465 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 lower number of deaths and cases may reflect reporting delays over the weekend.

Sunday, February 21
Daily new cases: 1,465*
Daily deaths: 93*
Daily positivity rate (7-day avg): 3.4%
Daily hospitalizations: 2,369

Saturday, February 20
Daily new cases: 2,393
Daily deaths: 136
Daily positivity rate (7-day avg): 3.6%
Daily hospitalizations: 2,498

Friday, February 19
Daily new cases: 2,459
Daily deaths: 150
Daily positivity rate (7-day avg): 4.0%
Daily hospitalizations: 2,870

Thursday, February 18
Daily new cases: 2,873
Daily deaths: 153
Daily positivity rate (7-day avg): 4.2%
Daily hospitalizations: 2,757

Wednesday, February 17
Daily new cases: 2,394
Daily deaths: 162
Daily positivity rate (7-day avg): 4.5%
Daily hospitalizations: 2,855

Tuesday, February 16
Daily new cases: 1,260
Daily deaths: 129
Daily positivity rate (7-day avg): 4.7%
Daily hospitalizations: 2,964

Monday, February 15
Daily new cases: 1,869*
Daily deaths: 29*
Daily positivity rate (7-day avg): 5.0%
Daily hospitalizations: 3,092

* 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 1180485*

Deaths 19885

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 (Rate**)