No Increase Today in Number of COVID-19 Infections in West Hollywood

As of today, there are 137  confirmed COVID-19 infections in West Hollywood, the same count as yesterday and another sign that infection rate is slowing

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health today reported 1,065 new confirmed COVID-19 infections, bringing the total to 24,215. There have been 62 new deaths, bringing that total to 1,172. Two West Hollywood residents have died thus far.

Forty-six people who died were over the age of 65, seven people who died were between the ages of 41 and 65, and one person who died was between the ages of 18 and 40. Forty-six people had underlying health conditions including 39 people over the age of 65 and seven people between the ages of 41 and 65.

Beverly Hills saw two new infections, bringing its total to 108. The number of infections in Culver City also increased by two, to a total of 66. The Hollywood neighborhood has three more reported infections, bringing the total to 130. The number of confirmed infections in the Melrose neighborhood increased by 22 to a total of 352.

In its announcement of the latest count of confirmed infections, the Health Department noted that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has updated its guidance on how long people who are positive for COVID-19 should self-isolate. “New evidence suggests it may take longer for the virus to shed, which means that an infected person may be able to infect other people for a longer period of time than was initially thought,” the Health Department reports. “People who are positive or presumed positive for COVID-19 should now self-isolate for 10 days and 72 hours after fever and symptoms subside. This means you must stay home until your fever has resolved without the use of fever-reducing medications and there is improvement in your respiratory symptoms (e.g., cough, shortness of breath) for at least 3 days (72 hours) after recovery, and at least 10 days have passed since your symptoms first appeared or you were tested.

“If you have been in close contact with a person who has tested positive for COVID-19 or is presumed to be infected with COVID-19, you must quarantine for 14 days from your last contact with that individual. If you begin experiencing symptoms, you must self-isolate for 10 days and 72 hours after fever and symptoms subside. Individuals who are elderly or who have underlying health conditions may be at higher risk of serious illness and should contact their doctor as soon as they are sick.”

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Wednesday that all residents of Los Angeles County now can get free coronavirus testing at city-run sites. Previously, testing was available only to those with symptoms as well as essential workers and in nursing homes and other institutions. However, when it comes to same- or next-day testing, priority will continue to be given to people suffering a fever, cough and shortness of breath. Those who want to book a testing appointment can do so online.  As WEHOville has reported previously, some health experts have questioned how well the public testing process is Los Angeles County actually works. A story in the Los Angeles Times notes that the federal Food and Drug Administration doesn’t prefer that testing process, which involves a quick swab of the throat, and recommends a deeper process in which one inserts a swab deep into the nose.

The best protection against COVID-19 is to wash your hands frequently, avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands, self-isolate if you are sick, practice physical distancing (especially by staying at home) and wear a clean face covering when out in the public procuring or providing essential services.N95 and surgical masks should only be used by healthcare workers, first responders and essential workers providing care for people who are ill.

Essential businesses must provide a cloth face covering for all employees to wear while performing duties that involve contact with other employees and or the public and to post physical distancing plans. The public is required to wear a face covering to enter essential businesses as well. Beaches, trails and trailheads and non-essential businesses remain closed, and all public and private gatherings of any number of people occurring outside a single household or living unit remain prohibited.

Residents with questions about the COVID-19 pandemic and who are looking for resources to deal with it can find answers on the City of West Hollywood’swebsite. Here is a list of links to sections about particular issues:

Below is a list of cities and neighborhoods in Los Angeles County with the number of confirmed COVID-19 infections in each. They are ranked by the number of infections per 100,000 people, which is a measure of the density of infections.

Unincorporated – West LA191995.8
Unincorporated – Saugus31935.48
Unincorporated – Val Verde391178.6
Los Angeles – Little Armenia931158.88
Unincorporated – Santa Catalina Island2749.06
Los Angeles – San Pedro527675.31
Los Angeles – Vermont Square44574.64
Los Angeles – Pico-Union238568.81
Los Angeles – Crestview64562.98
Los Angeles – Sunland99485.1
City of Vernon1478.47
Los Angeles – Reseda Ranch22474.55
Los Angeles – Historic Filipinotown64461.43
Los Angeles – Valley Village114461.17
Los Angeles – Melrose352453.05
Los Angeles – Victoria Park38452.43
Los Angeles – Carthay64445.59
Los Angeles – West Adams122441.55
Los Angeles – East Hollywood128437.05
Los Angeles – Canoga Park285436.52
Los Angeles – Westlake256431.3
Los Angeles – Lakeview Terrace56426.41
Los Angeles – Country Club Park64422.36
Los Angeles – Panorama City311413.29
Los Angeles – Temple-Beaudry163412.85
Los Angeles – Sylmar337408.99
Los Angeles – Vernon Central204392.32
City of San Fernando96390.05
Los Angeles – West Vernon209389.61
Los Angeles – Hancock Park65381.48
Unincorporated – Rancho Dominguez10375.8
City of West Hollywood137370.76
City of Bell132363.32
Los Angeles – Angelino Heights9359.71
Unincorporated – Palmdale3356.29
Los Angeles – Pacoima270350.75
Los Angeles – St Elmo Village16349.04
Los Angeles – Vermont Knolls60348.84
Los Angeles – Longwood15348.51
Los Angeles – Crenshaw District48347.1
Los Angeles – Bel Air29344.05
Los Angeles – Harvard Park130342.69
Los Angeles – Glassell Park108341.73
Los Angeles – Central130333.4
Los Angeles – Van Nuys307329.42
Los Angeles – Wholesale District119329.38
Los Angeles – Adams-Normandie27329.19
Los Angeles – Harvard Heights59327.14
Unincorporated – Canyon Country25323.5
Los Angeles – Arleta111322.96
Los Angeles – South Park121318.75
Los Angeles – Mission Hills76315.04
Los Angeles – Winnetka163314.76
City of South Pasadena82314.74
City of Beverly Hills108312.86
Unincorporated – Florence-Firestone202312.19
Unincorporated – East Los Angeles390311.33
Unincorporated – Rosewood4311.04
Los Angeles – Lafayette Square14307.08
Los Angeles – University Park84305.94
Los Angeles – Exposition Park137305.01
City of Duarte67304.32
City of Cudahy74303.94
Los Angeles – Valley Glen90299.84
Unincorporated – Rosewood/West Rancho Dominguez10297.53
Los Angeles – Palms130296.28
Los Angeles – Florence-Firestone140295.08
City of Inglewood335294.94
Unincorporated – La Rambla6289.16
Los Angeles – Vermont Vista119288.93
Los Angeles – Green Meadows62288.31
Los Angeles11553285.64
Unincorporated – West Carson63285.25
Unincorporated – Walnut Park46284.95
City of Glendale588284.76
City of Pico Rivera183284.67
Los Angeles – Reseda218284.53
Los Angeles – Century Palms/Cove96284.31
Los Angeles – Hollywood193282.77
Los Angeles – Cadillac-Corning20280.86
Los Angeles – Gramercy Place30278.71
Los Angeles – Koreatown144278.57
City of Palos Verdes Estates37273.63
Los Angeles – Jefferson Park22272.51
Los Angeles – North Hills167271.21
City of Lynwood192266.49
Los Angeles – Silverlake117265.41
City of Palmdale417262.32
Los Angeles – Cloverdale/Cochran38261.11
City of Carson245261.07
Los Angeles – Chatsworth96259.03
Los Angeles – Tujunga72258.9
City of Huntington Park154258.89
City of South Gate254258.77
City of Gardena158257.71
Los Angeles – Little Bangladesh73257.56
Los Angeles – Sun Valley135257.23
Los Angeles – Alsace32257.13
Los Angeles – Beverly Crest32255.49
Los Angeles – Mid-city38252.83
Unincorporated – North Lancaster3250.42
Los Angeles – Tarzana77249.38
Los Angeles – Downtown68247.21
Los Angeles – Northridge172246.43
City of Bell Gardens106246.11
City of Maywood69246
Unincorporated – Athens Village12245.05
Unincorporated – Athens-Westmont104245.04
Los Angeles – North Hollywood370244.35
City of Paramount136242.76
Los Angeles – Hyde Park69241.76
Unincorporated – Twin Lakes/Oat Mountain4241.25
Los Angeles – Boyle Heights209240.55
Los Angeles – Lincoln Heights77236.22
Los Angeles – Elysian Valley24235.96
Los Angeles – Beverlywood31235.33
Los Angeles – Century City30234.52
City of Malibu30231.46
Los Angeles – Wilshire Center116231.21
Los Angeles – Eagle Rock91229.86
Los Angeles – Watts98229.65
Los Angeles – El Sereno96229.62
Los Angeles – Figueroa Park Square20229.33
City of Industry1228.83
Los Angeles – South Carthay24226.52
City of Burbank241224.86
Los Angeles – Wellington Square11223.8
Unincorporated – View Park/Windsor Hills26223.46
City of Hawthorne194218.5
City of Montebello139215.92
Los Angeles – Lake Balboa90213.24
Unincorporated – Ladera Heights15212.13
City of Compton211211.2
Los Angeles – Brentwood65209.98
Unincorporated – Quartz Hill27209.21
Los Angeles – Mt. Washington50207.08
Los Angeles – Marina Peninsula9206.42
Unincorporated – Monrovia8206.13
Los Angeles – Atwater Village30204.55
Los Angeles – University Hills7204.14
Unincorporated – Lennox46204.06
Los Angeles – Leimert Park31203.48
Unincorporated – Duarte9203.25
Los Angeles – Granada Hills118202.78
Los Angeles – Shadow Hills9202.61
Unincorporated – Bassett30202.47
Los Angeles – Baldwin Hills63202.41
Los Angeles – Hollywood Hills59200.45
Los Angeles – Miracle Mile36200.17
City of Lancaster321198.68
Los Angeles – Highland Park96198.38
Los Angeles – Cheviot Hills18196.27
City of Downey224196.04
City of Covina95193.75
Unincorporated – Avocado Heights13191.88
Los Angeles – View Heights7189.5
Los Angeles – Reynier Village8189.21
Los Angeles – Encino84185.96
City of Manhattan Beach66183.34
Los Angeles – Playa Vista20182.7
Unincorporated – Lake Manor3182.59
City of Torrance270180.88
City of Norwalk193179.33
Los Angeles – Studio City40178.25
City of Santa Monica164177.4
City of Bellflower137176.24
City of Lawndale59175.52
City of La Canada Flintridge36173.97
Los Angeles – Pacific Palisades37173.78
Unincorporated – West Puente Valley17172.85
Los Angeles – Wilmington97171.72
City of Santa Clarita378171.49
Los Angeles – Harbor City49168.56
Unincorporated – Littlerock/Pearblossom6168.11
Los Angeles – Rancho Park11167.68
Los Angeles – Del Rey50167.02
City of Culver City66165.56
Los Angeles – Harbor Gateway72165.14
City of Lomita34164.02
Unincorporated – Valencia5162.76
Los Angeles – Woodland Hills110161.63
Los Angeles – Toluca Woods3161.46
City of El Segundo27160.85
City of Rolling Hills Estates13160.24
Unincorporated – Del Aire7159.34
Unincorporated – Hawthorne4159.11
Unincorporated – Whittier6158.56
Unincorporated – Altadena69158.18
Los Angeles – Elysian Park9157.56
City of Calabasas38156.23
City of Redondo Beach107155.76
Los Angeles – Sycamore Square1154.56
Los Angeles – Porter Ranch55154.55
Los Angeles – West Los Angeles58154.11
Los Angeles – Toluca Terrace2153.14
Los Angeles – Los Feliz33152.72
Los Angeles – Manchester Square13152.3
Unincorporated – Glendora1151.52
Unincorporated – East La Mirada8151.17
Unincorporated – East Rancho Dominguez23150.25
Unincorporated – Littlerock6149.22
Unincorporated – Willowbrook52148.94
City of Agoura Hills31148.45
Los Angeles – Sherman Oaks129147.84
Unincorporated – West Rancho Dominguez2147.17
City of Azusa71141.89
Los Angeles – Venice48141.66
City of Santa Fe Springs26141.58
City of Rancho Palos Verdes60140.36
City of Temple City51139.9
City of Irwindale2137.08
Unincorporated – Covina23136.75
City of El Monte160136.44
City of Whittier118134.96
Unincorporated – West Whittier/Los Nietos36133.7
Unincorporated – Wiseburn8132.74
Los Angeles – Thai Town13132.53
Unincorporated – West Antelope Valley2132.36
Unincorporated – Lake Los Angeles17130.83
Los Angeles – West Hills53130.72
City of South El Monte27129.28
Los Angeles – Westchester66127.9
Los Angeles – Little Tokyo4127.67
City of Monrovia49126.29
Los Angeles – Echo Park18126.26
Unincorporated – El Camino Village11125.13
City of La Mirada62125
Los Angeles – Mar Vista53124.79
Unincorporated – Valinda29124.09
City of Monterey Park77123.67
City of West Covina133122.88
Unincorporated – Desert View Highlands3120.34
Los Angeles – Exposition4120.26
City of Hermosa Beach23116.93
Unincorporated – Marina del Rey11116.88
City of Baldwin Park89115.93
Los Angeles – Toluca Lake10114.89
Unincorporated – Llano1114.03
Unincorporated – San Jose Hills23113.74
Unincorporated – South Whittier67113.13
Unincorporated – Azusa18113.04
Unincorporated – South San Gabriel10113.02
City of Pomona176112.87
Los Angeles – Chinatown9112.21
Los Angeles – Regent Square3107.91
Unincorporated – Rowland Heights55107.8
Unincorporated – Covina (Charter Oak)14106.51
City of Cerritos52103.86
City of Lakewood83103.28
City of La Puente42103.2
City of Rolling Hills2103.09
Unincorporated – Pearblossom/Llano2102.25
Unincorporated – Acton8100.36
City of Commerce1399.47
Unincorporated – Sun Village699.4
Unincorporated – La Verne298.04
City of Alhambra8598.01
City of Bradbury193.55
Unincorporated – Hacienda Heights5191.19
Los Angeles – Westwood4990.56
City of Glendora4687.18
City of San Dimas2984.02
City of Artesia1483.36
City of San Marino1182.85
Unincorporated – Del Sur282.82
Los Angeles – Park La Brea1181
Unincorporated – La Crescenta-Montrose1680.8
Unincorporated – Angeles National Forest180.32
Los Angeles – Palisades Highlands378
Unincorporated – Castaic2177.23
Unincorporated – Sunrise Village177.16
Unincorporated – Littlerock/Juniper Hills177.1
Unincorporated – Stevenson Ranch1676.31
Unincorporated – East Whittier475.39
City of Walnut2375.33
Unincorporated – Santa Monica Mountains1475.18
City of San Gabriel3073.25
City of Westlake Village671.77
Unincorporated – North Whittier671.77
Unincorporated – Kagel/Lopez Canyons170.82
City of Hawaiian Gardens1068.14
City of Arcadia3967.53
City of Rosemead3766.85
Unincorporated – Anaverde166.31
City of Claremont2465.78
Unincorporated – Elizabeth Lake160.2
City of Signal Hill759.34
City of Diamond Bar3459.12
Unincorporated – Northeast San Gabriel1458.25
Unincorporated – Leona Valley157.11
Unincorporated – South El Monte155.71
Los Angeles – Faircrest Heights255.56
Unincorporated – White Fence Farms254.3
Unincorporated – Arcadia450.12
City of La Verne1648.07
City of Sierra Madre545.5
City of La Habra Heights236.66
Los Angeles – Mandeville Canyon132.01
Los Angeles – Playa Del Rey131.29
Unincorporated – Agua Dulce124.05
City of Avalon00
City of Hidden Hills00
Los Angeles – Angeles National Forest00
Los Angeles – Brookside00
Los Angeles – Harbor Pines00
Unincorporated – Bouquet Canyon00
Unincorporated – Bradbury00
Unincorporated – Cerritos00
Unincorporated – Charter Oak00
Unincorporated – Claremont00
Unincorporated – Del Rey00
Unincorporated – East Covina00
Unincorporated – East Lancaster00
Unincorporated – East Pasadena00
Unincorporated – El Monte00
Unincorporated – Franklin Canyon00
Unincorporated – Harbor Gateway00
Unincorporated – Hi Vista00
Unincorporated – La Habra Heights00
Unincorporated – Lake Hughes00
Unincorporated – Lakewood00
Unincorporated – Miracle Mile00
Unincorporated – Newhall00
Unincorporated – Palos Verdes Peninsula00
Unincorporated – Pellissier Village00
Unincorporated – Placerita Canyon00
Unincorporated – Pomona00
Unincorporated – Roosevelt00
Unincorporated – Rosewood/East Gardena00
Unincorporated – San Clemente Island00
Unincorporated – San Francisquito Canyon/Bouquet Canyon00
Unincorporated – San Pasqual00
Unincorporated – Sand Canyon00
Unincorporated – Saugus/Canyon Country00
Unincorporated – South Antelope Valley00
Unincorporated – Southeast Antelope Valley00
Unincorporated – West Chatsworth00
Unincorporated – Westfield/Academy Hills00
Unincorporated – Westhills00
Unincorporated – Whittier Narrows00
Unincorporated – Bandini Islands0NA
Unincorporated – Lynwood0NA
Unincorporated – South Edwards0NA
Unincorporated – Universal City0NA
Unincorporated – Walnut0NA
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Noel F.
Noel F.
4 months ago

The chart shows new cases of Covid-19. Has anyone seen estimates of ACTIVE cases in West Hollywood? I assume – but perhaps I’m wrong – that the number of contagious people walking around is less since many have recovered?

Henry (Hank) Scott
4 months ago
Reply to  Noel F.

Unfortunately there is no data on that. Certainly many of those confirmed to have been infected early on are now not infected. At the same time, health officials say that the number of those infected is a lot higher than the number of those confirmed to be infected. That’s because many of those infected don’t have symptoms in the early stages and because many aren’t tested.