16 new deaths, 443 positive cases – deadline

On Saturday, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health released new Kovid-19 data, which revealed 16 new deaths and 443 new positive cases of the virus.

While the number of hospitalizations in the county as a whole vaccine continues to decrease, the number of deaths and confirmed cases occurring today may reflect delays in weekend reporting.

The numbers reported today bring the county to a total of 23,775 deaths, and 1,231,163 cases have been confirmed.

At the time of reporting, 453 residents are hospitalized with Kovid-19, of which 23% are in the ICU.

Kovid’s test results have now been made available to approximately 6,414,000 individuals, with 18% of those testing positive. Today’s daily test positivity rate is 0.7%.

At this point, 6,642,000 doses have been administered upstream in LA County, including more than 4,254,000 first doses and over 2,387,000 second doses. Public Health stated that 48% of county residents 16 years and older have now received at least one dose; This tally is 4% before the week.

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Today’s five new deaths were of people over the age of 80, with four between 65 and 79 lost to the virus. The three persons who died were between 50 and 64 years of age, who were between 30 and 49 years old.

Over the weekend, public health will offer vaccinations to all residents without appointments, while the old and last will supply. Today’s report comes on the heels of an announcement made yesterday by the FDA and CDC, in which organizations lifted restrictions on the use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

For more Kovid updates from the department, tune into their virtual town hall on Tuesday, April 27 at 6:00 pm TK, which will be streamed on their Twitter, Facebook and YouTube channels.

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