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COVID-19 in Los Angeles County

Cumulative COVID-19 Cases and Deaths in Los Angeles County

Through September 16, 2023

Total cases: 3,800,942
Total deaths: 36,710

As reported by the Los Angeles County Dept. of Public Health, Long Beach Health Dept., and Pasadena Public Health Dept. Cumulative case numbers after June 27, 2023, ceased to include COVID-19 data from the Long Beach and Pasadena health agencies.


For historical purposes, also see: New COVID-19 cases and deaths reported each day in Los Angeles County, from Jan. 26, 2020, through Mar. 4, 2023


For spreadsheets (CSV files) of cumulative COVID-19 cases and deaths for Los Angeles County by community and date (from 2020 through Mar. 24, 2023), download:

-- Cumulative COVID-19 Cases and Deaths, by Community and Date.

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Also see: Influenza in Los Angeles County



COVID-19 Cases & Deaths By Week in Los Angeles County:

MOST RECENT SEASON: Period of Oct. 2, 2022 through Sep. 30, 2023

New COVID-19 Cases by Week in Los Angeles County, 2022-2023

Each weeks ends on a Saturday. Updated each week on Thursdays with the release of new data from Public Health.

COVID-19, Cases, Los Angeles County

Cumulative number of COVID-19 cases reported during the 2022-2023 season (thus far): 323,839.


Note: Weekly cumulative numbers for weeks after March 25 and before June 25, 2023, are Almanac estimated calculations. During this period, Public Health did not release numbers that would allow us to specifically calculate cumulative case numbers for weeks ending on Saturdays.


COVID-19 Deaths by Week in Los Angeles County, 2022-2023

Each weeks ends on a Saturday. Updated each week on Thursdays with the release of new data from Public Health.

COVID-19, Deaths, Los Angeles County

Cumulative number of COVID-19 deaths reported during the 2022-2023 season (thus far): 3,104.


Note: Weekly cumulative numbers for weeks following April 1, through June 24, 2023, are Almanac estimated calculations. During this period, Public Health did not release numbers that would allow us to specifically calculate cumulative case numbers for weeks ending on Saturdays.

Los Angeles Almanac charts.


Period from Oct. 3, 2021 through Oct. 1, 2022

New COVID-19 Cases by Week in Los Angeles County, 2021-2022

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COVID-19, Cases, Los Angeles County

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Cumulative number of COVID-19 cases reported during the 2021-2022 season: 1,979,599.



COVID-19 Deaths by Week in Los Angeles County, 2021-2022

COVID-19, Deaths, Los Angeles County

Cumulative number of COVID-19 deaths reported during the 2021-2022 season: 7,597.

Los Angeles Almanac charts.


Period of Oct. 4, 2020 through Oct. 2, 2021

New COVID-19 Cases by Week in Los Angeles County, 2020-2021

COVID-19, Cases, Los Angeles County

Cumulative number of COVID-19 cases reported during the 2020-2021 season: 1,204,957.



COVID-19 Deaths by Week in Los Angeles County, 2020-2021

COVID-19, Deaths, Los Angeles County

Cumulative number of COVID-19 deaths reported during the 2020-2021 season: 19,239.

Los Angeles Almanac charts.


Period of Mar. 1, 2020 through Oct. 3, 2020
(First Seven Months of Pandemic in Los Angeles County)

New COVID-19 Cases by Week in Los Angeles County, 2020

COVID-19, Cases, Los Angeles County

Cumulative number of COVID-19 cases reported during the 2019-2020 season: 280,806.



COVID-19 Deaths by Week in Los Angeles County, 2020

COVID-19, Deaths, Los Angeles County

Cumulative number of COVID-19 deaths reported during the 2019-2020 season: 6,946.

Los Angeles Almanac charts.



L.A.’S LAST PANDEMIC

The 1918-1919 Influenza Pandemic
A century before COVID-19, Los Angeles lived through its first global pandemic. There was much that was similar to this present one.


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


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


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


On March 9, 2020, 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. This was considered the county's first case with no known direct connection to travel abroad. The second such case was reported a few days later on March 11.


On March 11, 2020, 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 United States. The second such death was reported on March 19, 2020, in the Pasadena area.