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Novel Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19)
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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.

July 12, 2020

Total number of positive cases: 133,549
Number of deaths: 3,809

Today's confirmed cases: 3,322 (New Daily Record)
Today's reported deaths: 18

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.


State, National and Global Numbers

California: 320,363 cases; 7,032 deaths
United States: 3,301,820 cases; 135,171 deaths
World: 12,865,184 cases; 567,995 deaths

State, national and global numbers reported by Johns Hopkins University COVID-19 Dashboard.

COVID-19 Daily Cases as L.A. County Began Re-Opening

Daily COVID-19 Cases Reported from March 4 through July 12

Daily Reported COVID-19 Cases, Los Angeles County

Los Angeles Almanac chart.

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Time-Lapse Map Video of Coronavirus, Los Angeles County
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Reported COVID-19 Cases in Los Angeles County

Jan - Mar | Apr | May | Jun
Last 30 Days (Table follows)

COVID-19 Cases, Los Angeles County

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Through Mar. 8, all confirmed cases were related to travel outside the U.S. or direct exposure to persons who had traveled outside the U.S. On Mar. 9, the first cases of persons infected either elsewhere in the country or in the community were reported.

New Cases and Deaths by Week

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

COVID-19, Cases, Deaths, by Week, Los Angeles County

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Source: As reported 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 July 12, 2020

By Los Angeles County Service Planning Areas

(Please note that we have 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

* Crude rate of COVID-19 cases per 100,000 population.


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

* Crude rate of COVID-19 cases per 100,000 population.

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.

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.


Available Hospital Beds & Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients
Los Angeles County


Available Hospital Beds - Los Angeles County


Persons Tested for COVID-19 in Los Angeles County

When Date Total Persons Tested Total Persons Positive Total Percent Positive 7-Day Daily Average§
Most Recent 7/10/2020 1,312,773 121,250 9.2% 13.1%
1 Week Prior 7/3/2020 1,254,670 113,627 9.1% 12.1%
2 Weeks Prior 6/26/2020 1,120,666 97,469 8.7% 12.2%
3 Weeks Prior 6/19/2020 989,616 81,508 8.2% 11.0%
4 Weeks Prior 6/12/2020 885,422 70,056 7.9% 8.2%

§ 7-Day Daily Averages are rolling 7-day averages for the day of the report plus the prior 6 days.

- Data does not include the cities of Long Beach or Pasadena, which operate independent public health agencies.
- Most recent date is incomplete due to lags in reporting.
- Tests are derived from Electronic Lab Reporting (ELR) data.
Source: Los Angeles County Dept. of Public Health COVID-19 Surveillance Dashboard.



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Confirmed COVID-19 Cases and Deaths by Age Group and Race/Ethnicity

As of July 12, 2020

For Los Angeles County, excluding Long Beach and Pasadena. See note in source information below.

Age Group Total Cases Percent
Age 0 to 17 9,569 7.6%
Age 18 to 40 55,596 43.9%
Age 41 to 65 45,216 35.7%
Age Over 65 15,585 12.3%
Unknown 725 0.6%

Age Group For Every 100 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases:

COVID-19 Cases by Age Group, Los Angeles County

Los Angeles Almanac Graphic

Confirmed COVID-19-Related Deaths by Age Group:

Includes Long Beach and Pasadena with all Los Angeles County

NOTE: None of the three public health agencies in Los Angeles County provide a running tally of COVID-19 deaths by age group, although L.A. County Dept. of Public Health has reported a specific daily breakdown for the county, since March 30, excepting Long Beach and Pasadena. Data for the table below is extracted from L.A. County's daily reports.

Age Group Total Deaths Percent
Age 0 to 17 0 0.0%
Age 18 to 40 105 2.8%
Age 41 to 65 804 21.1%
Age Over 65 2,692 70.7%
Unspecified 208 5.5%

† Many of these deaths were age 60 or older, although not specified within the age groupings in this table. One death was reported as age 30-50 and another as age 50-70; nine were reported to be age 18-65. Most were reported by the cities of Long Beach and Pasadena, that operate independent public health agencies.


Confirmed COVID-19 Cases by Sex:

For Los Angeles County, excluding Long Beach and Pasadena. See note in source information below.

Sex Total Cases Percent
Female 62,882 49.6%
Male 63,105 49.8%
Other 20 2.9%
Under Investigation 684 0.5%

Confirmed COVID-19 Cases and Deaths by Race/Ethnicity:

For Los Angeles County, excluding Long Beach and Pasadena. See note in source information below.

CASES...

Race/Ethnicity Race Percent of Total Population†† Total COVID-19 Cases Percent of COVID-19 Cases
American Indian/ Alaska Native 0.2% 112 0.1%
Asian 14.4% 4,328 3.4%
Black 7.9% 3,554 2.8%
Hispanic/ Latino 48.5% 36,342 28.7%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander 0.2% 453 0.4%
White 26.3% 10,097 8.0%
Other 2.5% 20,700 16.3%
Under Investigation --- 51,105 40.3%


DEATHS...

Race/Ethnicity Race Percent of Total Population†† Total COVID-19 Deaths Percent of COVID-19 Deaths
American Indian/ Alaska Native 0.2% 9 0.3%
Asian 14.4% 550 15.4%
Black 7.9% 387 10.9%
Hispanic/Latino 48.5% 1,622 45.5%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander 0.2% 14 0.4%
White 26.3% 934 26.2%
Other 2.5% 27 0.8%
Under Investigation --- 19 0.5%

†† See Estimated Racial/Ethnic Population of Los Angeles County, 2018


Source: Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. 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.


Locations by City/Community Where Cases Occurred

As of July 12, 2020

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


On June 23, one confirmed case of COVID-19 was reported for the city of Avalon on Santa Catalina Island. Until this point, Avalon was the last of 88 cities in Los Angeles County to have no reported cases of COVID-19.


3,489 cases are under investigation. Remaining cases distributed as below:

(The City of Los Angeles, as a whole, has recorded 55,635 cases)

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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