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COVID-19 Coronavirus, Los Angeles County

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UPDATE ON COVID-19 VACCINES FOR LOS ANGELES COUNTY


January 25, 2021

Total cases: 1,079,396
Total deaths: 15,303

The bad news is that, one in every nine Los Angeles County residents has, at some point since March 2020, been infected by COVID-19. More than 15,000 have been killed by it. The good news is that the 7-day average for new cases continues to steeply drop. The average for Jan. 25 is one of the lowest in eight weeks. At the same time, the number of COVID-19 deaths reported this day is the lowest since just after Christmas. Hospitalizations and test positivity rates also continue to fall.


New cases reported today: 6,642

7-Day Rolling Avg.: 8,229 (previous day's 7-day avg.: 8,699)

New deaths reported today: 43

7-Day Rolling Avg.: 197 (previous day's 7-day avg.: 203)

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: 3,185,411 cases; 37,345 deaths
United States: 25,258,210 cases; 420,830 deaths
World: 99,660,483 cases; 2,138,251 deaths
Johns Hopkins University COVID-19 Dashboard



COVID-19 Cases as L.A. County Closed, Reopened, Reclosed

7-Day Average of Daily New COVID-19 Cases - March 10, 2020 to January 25, 2021

"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 2020 through January 2021


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 | Nov | Dec
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 January 25, 2021

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.


2020 COVID-19 Deaths by Los Angeles County Service Planning Areas
(This is a one-time map to show cumulative deaths by Los Angeles County region for 2020)

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

COVID-19 Deaths, Los Angeles County


COVID-19 AND RACE IN LOS ANGELES COUNTY

COVID-19, Coronavirus, Pandemic, Race, Ethnicity, Los Angeles County
Although COVID-19 has reached every corner of Los Angeles County, it has not impacted our population equally.



Hospitalized Confirmed COVID-19 Patients in Los Angeles County

As of January 24, 2021:

Medical, Nurse, Hospital
→ Number of Hospitalized Confirmed COVID-19 Patients: 6,307
(day before: 6,486; 7 days earlier: 7,322; 30 days earlier: 6,914)
→ Number of Confirmed COVID-19 Patients in ICU: 1,577
(day before: 1,622; 7 days earlier: 1,757; 30 days earlier: 1,388)

Note: For all Los Angeles County, except Long Beach and Pasadena.

ALSO SEE: COVID-19 STATUS IN INDIVIDUAL L.A. COUNTY HOSPITALS.


Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients, Los Angeles County

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


Positive Tests for COVID-19 in Los Angeles County

As of January 22, 2021

PLEASE NOTE: We now feature cumulative number of persons tested rather than cumulative number of tests. We believe this better reflects the daily impact of COVID-19 on our population and follows information that L.A. County Public Health prioritizes.

COVID-19 Testing Site, Los Angeles County
→ Cumulative Persons Tested: 5,375,670
→ Cumulative Positive Persons Tested: 1,012,625
→ Cumulative Positive Rate: 18.8%
(day before: 18.8%; 7 days earlier: 18.6%; 30 days earlier: 15.3%)
→ 7-Day Average Positive Rate: 12.2%
(day before: 12.6%; 7 days earlier: 14.2%; 30 days earlier: 17.1%)

Note: For all Los Angeles County, except Long Beach and Pasadena.


COVID-19 Testing Positivity Rate, Los Angeles County

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



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Number of Confirmed COVID-19 Cases by City/Community

Map, Los Angeles County, Communities, COVID-19

As of January 25, 2021

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 20,654 cases remain under investigation. Remaining cases are distributed as below:

(The City of Los Angeles, as a whole, has recorded 437,106 cases)

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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