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COVID-19 Coronavirus

Transmission electron micrograph of SARS-CoV-2 virus particles, isolated from a patient. Image captured and color-enhanced at NIAID Integrated Research Facility (IRF) in Fort Detrick, Maryland. Image courtesy of National Institute of Health, NIAID.

November 27, 2020

Total cases: 387,793
Total deaths: 7,604

For the second week in a row, Los Angeles County has set a new record of new COVID-19 infections in one week. As of Nov. 27, the county reports almost 26,000 new infections. Unfortunately, there is yet one more day in the week for county residents to push this record-setting number even higher.


New cases reported today: 4,544

7-Day Rolling Avg.: 4,428 (previous day's 7-day avg.: 4,389)

New deaths reported today: 24

7-Day Rolling Avg.: 30 (previous day's 7-day avg.: 32)

Also see: Day-to-Day Case & Death Numbers since January 2020.

As reported by the Los Angeles County Dept. of Public Health, Long Beach Health Dept., and Pasadena Public Health Dept.

California: 1,185,300 cases; 19,083 deaths
United States: 13,072,584 cases; 264,764 deaths
World: 61,520,844 cases; 1,440,907 deaths

Source: Johns Hopkins University COVID-19 Dashboard



COVID-19 Cases as L.A. County Closes and Reopens

7-Day Average of Daily New COVID-19 Cases Reported from March 10 through November 27

"7-Day Average" is the average number of reported cases over the day of report plus the previous six days. The average changes (or "moves" or "runs") with each successive day as the seven-day period shifts forward.

Daily Moving 7-Day Average COVID-19 Cases, Los Angeles County

Los Angeles Almanac chart.


Timeline, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Los Angeles County
Timeline of COVID-19 Cases by Community in Los Angeles County
Top 20 Communities, March through November 23


Time-Lapse Map Video of Coronavirus, Los Angeles County
Video shows time-lapse spread of COVID-19 across Los Angeles County, from March 16 to July 22, 2020.

Total Reported COVID-19 Cases in Los Angeles County

Jan - Mar | Apr | May | Jun | Jul | Aug | Sep | Oct
Last 30 Days (Table follows)

COVID-19 Cases, Los Angeles County

Click on chart for larger image. Los Angeles Almanac chart.


New Cases and Deaths by Week

(Also see: Table of COVID-19 Cases & Deaths Each Day in Los Angeles County)

COVID-19, Cases, Los Angeles County

Los Angeles Almanac chart.


COVID-19, Deaths, Los Angeles County

Los Angeles Almanac chart.

Source: Numbers as reported daily by the Los Angeles County Dept. of Public Health, Long Beach Health Dept., and Pasadena Public Health Dept. The cities of Long Beach and Pasadena operate public health departments independent of the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. Los Angeles County's other 86 cities, including the City of Los Angeles, fall under the county's public health department for public health services and monitoring.


Confirmed COVID-19 Cases by Regions

As of November 27, 2020

By Los Angeles County Service Planning Areas

(Please note that we separated the Santa Clarita Valley region from the county's designated San Fernando Valley Service Planning Area for statistical purposes.)

Percentage of overall county population for each region is in blue type above number of cases.

COVID-19 Cases, Los Angeles County

Daily Reported COVID-19 Cases, Los Angeles County

By City of Los Angeles Regions

Percentage of overall city population for each city region is in blue type above number of cases.

COVID-19 Cases, City of Los Angeles

Note: The total number of cases for all regions within the county or the city of Los Angeles may not match the total reported for that jurisdiction as whole. We count only cases specifically identified by community. For ratio of cases to population, we use U.S. Census Bureau 2018 estimates as the most recent population numbers available.

Maps for earlier dates

Source: From data reported by the Los Angeles County Dept. of Public Health, Long Beach Health Dept., and Pasadena Public Health Dept. Charts created by the Los Angeles Almanac.

Also see: Cases by Specific City/Community.


Hospitalizations and Hospital Capacity

Medical, Nurse, Hospital

Number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients in Los Angeles County and available ICU beds and ventilators.
- Los Angeles County Dept. of Public Health


Positive Tests for COVID-19 in Los Angeles County

Accumulated Test Results, as of November 22, 2020:

→ Total COVID-19 tests: 7,460,653
→ Total Positive Tests: 461,724
→ Accumulated Positive Rate: 6.2%
→ 7-Day Average Positive Rate: 7.0%

Note: For all Los Angeles County, except Long Beach and Pasadena. Data provided for last date in which county public health expects no further lags in reporting from testing labs.


COVID-19 Testing Positivity Rate, Los Angeles County

Source: Los Angeles County Dept. of Public Health COVID-19 Surveillance Dashboard.


L.A.'S LAST PANDEMIC

1918 Pandemic in Los Angeles
There are many similarities between L.A.'s last experience with a pandemic a century ago and L.A.'s COVID-19 experience today.


Number of Confirmed COVID-19 Cases by City/Community

Map, Los Angeles County, Communities, COVID-19

As of November 27, 2020

For Los Angeles County, including Long Beach and Pasadena

Also see: COVID-19 Deaths by Community, Los Angeles County


The city of Avalon on Santa Catalina Island remained without any confirmed COVID-19 cases until June 23. It was the last of Los Angeles County's 88 cities to fall to COVID-19 infections.


Places of residence for 4,680 cases remain under investigation. Remaining cases are distributed as below:

(The City of Los Angeles, as a whole, has recorded 158,622 cases)

Place cursor over bar for specific number. Click here for this list in text format.

Created with Google Charts

Numbers above are subject to change based upon further investigation.

** Unincorporated Community

PLEASE NOTE: Los Angeles County Public Health cautions that the public should not assume that any location in the county is safer from exposure than any other. Cases are occurring across the county, so remain aware and practice social distancing. It should also be noted that an unusually high number of cases within a particular community may possibly be attributed to an outbreak at one or more institutional settings (such as a nursing or jail facility).

Sources:
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health
Long Beach Health Department
Pasadena Public Health Department


On Mar. 11, Los Angeles County Public Health reported the county's first virus-connected death. The patient was a 60-year-old female visitor from outside the county who had recently traveled outside the U.S. The second death was reported on Mar. 19 in the Pasadena area.


On Mar. 9, Los Angeles County Public Health reported the county's first positive case of COVID-19 where the patient had an unknown source of exposure to the virus. The second case was reported on Mar. 11.


The first COVID-19 case in Los Angeles County, a foreign traveler passing through Los Angeles International Airport, was announced on Jan. 26, 2020. The patient had since recovered and no person-to-person transmissions of the virus had been connected to this person.


Also from the Los Angeles County Dept. of Public Health:

Corona Virus Information