COVID-19: Only One New Confirmed Infection in West Hollywood As Of Today

With one new case reported as of noon today, there now are 154 West Hollywood residents confirmed to have been infected with the COVID-19 virus. 

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health reports there have been 1,073 newly confirmed cases across the county, which brings the total to 37,303. In its daily report the Health Department says there have been 40 new deaths associated with virus, bringing that total to 1,793 thus far.

The chart above, which shows weekly counts of confirmed infections in West Hollywood, illustrates that the surge in new cases in late March through April has slowed.  The chart does not include infections among those who haven’t been tested to confirm whether they have the virus.

The number of confirmed infections in Beverly Hills is now said to be 124, a reduction from yesterday’s count of 125. The count sometimes is changed when the Health Department determines that it had the wrong address for the infected person. The number of infections in Culver City also increased by four to 127. The number of infections in the Hollywood neighborhood has increased by two to 230.  And the number of confirmed infections in the Melrose neighborhood increased by  six to a total of 454.

The Health Department’s COVID-19 dashboard, which purports to offer data about infections in cities and communities across the county, continues to report that only four West Hollywood residents have died of COVID-19-related infections.   However, it also has reported for many weeks that only 704 WeHo residents have been tested for the virus, a number that very likely is inaccurate because of the increased availability of testing over those weeks. WEHOville has reached out to the Health Department’s public information officer (who does not accept telephone calls) several times and has sent email messages questioning the data but has gotten no response.

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 in contact with others from outside your household.

Businesses that can allow customers to enter 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 businesses such as grocery stores, pharmacies and cannabis retailers that are legally allowed to remain open.

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’s  website.  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 – Saugus42580.65
City of Industry102288.33
Unincorporated – West LA212205.88
Los Angeles – Little Armenia1662068.54
Los Angeles – Wholesale District*4241173.57
Los Angeles – San Pedro*7861007.2
Los Angeles – Pico-Union416994.22
Unincorporated – Castaic*267981.94
Los Angeles – Vermont Square66861.96
Los Angeles – Westlake489823.86
Los Angeles – St Elmo Village36785.34
Unincorporated – Santa Catalina Island2749.06
Los Angeles – Panorama City545724.25
Los Angeles – Valley Village178720.06
Los Angeles – Sylmar*585709.97
Los Angeles – Vernon Central367705.8
Los Angeles – Historic Filipinotown96692.14
Los Angeles – Crestview78686.14
Los Angeles – Pacoima506657.32
Los Angeles – Canoga Park420643.29
Los Angeles – Lakeview Terrace84639.61
Los Angeles – East Hollywood187638.51
City of San Fernando157637.9
Los Angeles – West Vernon330615.17
Los Angeles – Central232594.99
Los Angeles – West Adams163589.94
Los Angeles – Temple-Beaudry232587.61
Los Angeles – Vermont Knolls101587.21
Los Angeles – Melrose454584.33
Los Angeles – Sunland118578.2
Los Angeles – Van Nuys529567.63
Los Angeles – Arleta193561.54
Los Angeles – Reseda Ranch26560.83
Los Angeles – Lincoln Heights182558.33
Los Angeles – South Park211555.83
Unincorporated – Florence-Firestone355548.64
Los Angeles – Victoria Park46547.68
Los Angeles – Vermont Vista220534.16
Los Angeles – Harvard Park200527.22
Los Angeles – Florence-Firestone250526.93
Los Angeles – Harvard Heights95526.75
Los Angeles – Country Club Park79521.35
Los Angeles – Green Meadows109506.86
Los Angeles – North Hills312506.7
City of Pico Rivera325505.57
City of Bell183503.69
Los Angeles – Reseda385502.5
Los Angeles – Carthay71494.33
Unincorporated – Rancho Dominguez13488.54
Los Angeles – Glassell Park152480.95
Los Angeles – Mission Hills116480.85
Los Angeles – Angelino Heights12479.62
City of Vernon1478.47
Unincorporated – Palmdale4475.06
Los Angeles – Gramercy Place51473.8
City of Cudahy115472.34
Los Angeles – University Park128466.2
City of Maywood127452.78
Los Angeles – Century Palms/Cove152450.16
Unincorporated – Athens Village22449.25
Los Angeles – Crenshaw District62448.33
City of Lynwood*322446.93
Los Angeles – Boyle Heights*388446.57
Unincorporated – Rosewood/West Rancho Dominguez15446.3
Los Angeles17969444.27
Los Angeles – Winnetka230444.14
Los Angeles – Exposition Park198440.81
Unincorporated – East Los Angeles552440.65
City of Huntington Park261438.77
Unincorporated – Monrovia17438.03
Los Angeles – Sun Valley228434.43
City of Duarte95431.5
Unincorporated – Walnut Park69427.43
Los Angeles – Adams-Normandie35426.73
City of South Pasadena110422.22
Unincorporated – Littlerock/Pearblossom15420.29
City of West Hollywood154416.77
Los Angeles – Hancock Park71416.69
City of Inglewood472415.56
Unincorporated – Canyon Country32414.08
Los Angeles – Chatsworth151407.44
City of Glendale833403.4
Los Angeles – Koreatown207400.44
Los Angeles – Longwood17394.98
Unincorporated – Val Verde13392.87
Los Angeles – Watts167391.34
Unincorporated – Rosewood5388.8
Unincorporated – Athens-Westmont164386.41
Los Angeles – Toluca Terrace5382.85
Los Angeles – Hyde Park109381.91
Los Angeles – Palms167380.61
City of Montebello245380.58
Los Angeles – Bel Air32379.64
Los Angeles – Granada Hills217372.91
Unincorporated – West Carson82371.28
Los Angeles – Little Bangladesh105370.46
City of Bell Gardens158366.84
City of South Gate360366.77
Los Angeles – North Hollywood555366.53
Los Angeles – Cadillac-Corning26365.12
Los Angeles – Elysian Valley37363.78
City of Carson341363.36
Unincorporated – Lennox81359.33
Los Angeles – Jefferson Park29359.22
City of Beverly Hills124359.21
Los Angeles – Baldwin Hills111356.63
Los Angeles – Valley Glen107356.48
Los Angeles – Eagle Rock141356.16
Los Angeles – Lake Balboa150355.4
City of Compton352352.34
City of Paramount197351.64
Los Angeles – Northridge245351.02
City of Palmdale556349.76
Los Angeles – Silverlake154349.34
Los Angeles – Downtown*96349
City of Downey398348.32
Unincorporated – Littlerock14348.17
Los Angeles – Wilshire Center174346.82
Los Angeles – Wellington Square17345.88
Los Angeles – Tujunga96345.2
Los Angeles – Cloverdale/Cochran50343.57
Unincorporated – La Rambla7337.35
Los Angeles – Hollywood230336.98
Los Angeles – Tarzana104336.83
City of Hawthorne299336.76
City of Gardena206336
Unincorporated – North Lancaster4333.89
Los Angeles – Lafayette Square15329.02
Unincorporated – Bassett48323.95
Unincorporated – Willowbrook113323.66
Los Angeles – Little Tokyo10319.18
City of Burbank342319.09
City of Culver City127318.58
Unincorporated – Duarte14316.17
Unincorporated – West Puente Valley31315.2
Los Angeles – El Sereno131313.34
City of Palos Verdes Estates42310.6
Los Angeles – Figueroa Park Square27309.6
City of Monrovia120309.28
Los Angeles – Alsace38305.34
City of Bellflower236303.6
Unincorporated – Glendora2303.03
Unincorporated – West Whittier/Los Nietos81300.84
Los Angeles – Leimert Park45295.37
Unincorporated – West Rancho Dominguez4294.33
Los Angeles – Studio City66294.12
City of Temple City107293.51
Los Angeles – Mid-city44292.75
Los Angeles – Beverly Crest36287.43
Los Angeles – Highland Park139287.24
City of Lancaster*463286.56
Unincorporated – Altadena124284.27
Unincorporated – Kagel/Lopez Canyons4283.29
Los Angeles – Mt. Washington68281.63
Los Angeles – Echo Park40280.58
City of Irwindale4274.16
Unincorporated – Del Aire12273.16
City of El Monte319272.02
Los Angeles – Atwater Village39265.92
City of Norwalk286265.74
Los Angeles – South Carthay28264.28
Los Angeles – West Hills107263.9
Los Angeles – Wilmington149263.78
Los Angeles – University Hills9262.47
City of Malibu34262.33
Unincorporated – Covina44261.61
City of Santa Clarita576261.31
Unincorporated – South San Gabriel23259.95
City of Santa Monica240259.61
Los Angeles – Hollywood Hills76258.2
Los Angeles – Beverlywood34258.1
Los Angeles – Century City33257.97
Unincorporated – View Park/Windsor Hills30257.84
Los Angeles – Thai Town25254.87
City of Lawndale84249.9
Los Angeles – Harbor Pines6249.07
City of South El Monte52248.98
City of Covina122248.82
City of Baldwin Park191248.8
Los Angeles – Encino111245.73
Unincorporated – Azusa39244.93
Unincorporated – Twin Lakes/Oat Mountain4241.25
Unincorporated – Ladera Heights17240.42
Unincorporated – Quartz Hill31240.2
City of Whittier210240.19
Los Angeles – Brentwood74239.06
City of La Mirada118237.91
Los Angeles – Reynier Village10236.52
City of Azusa117233.81
Los Angeles – Harbor Gateway100229.36
Unincorporated – Valencia7227.86
City of La Canada Flintridge47227.13
Los Angeles – Sherman Oaks197225.78
City of Torrance337225.77
Los Angeles – Shadow Hills10225.12
Los Angeles – Harbor City64220.16
City of Lomita45217.09
Los Angeles – Miracle Mile39216.85
Los Angeles – View Heights8216.57
Unincorporated – Whittier8211.42
Los Angeles – Manchester Square18210.87
Los Angeles – Elysian Park12210.08
Unincorporated – East Rancho Dominguez32209.04
Los Angeles – Woodland Hills142208.65
Los Angeles – Cheviot Hills19207.17
Los Angeles – Del Rey62207.11
Unincorporated – Avocado Heights14206.64
Los Angeles – Marina Peninsula9206.42
City of Calabasas50205.57
City of Manhattan Beach73202.78
Los Angeles – Playa Vista22200.97
Unincorporated – Desert View Highlands5200.56
Unincorporated – Lake Los Angeles26200.09
Los Angeles – Los Feliz43199
Unincorporated – Covina (Charter Oak)26197.81
City of San Gabriel81197.78
Unincorporated – Valinda46196.83
Los Angeles – Porter Ranch70196.7
City of Santa Fe Springs36196.04
Los Angeles – Pacific Palisades41192.57
City of Pomona297190.47
Unincorporated – East La Mirada10188.96
City of Monterey Park117187.92
City of Bradbury2187.09
City of West Covina202186.63
City of El Segundo31184.68
Los Angeles – Toluca Lake16183.82
Unincorporated – San Jose Hills37182.98
Los Angeles – Rancho Park12182.93
Unincorporated – Lake Manor3182.59
Unincorporated – Elizabeth Lake3180.61
Los Angeles – Exposition6180.4
City of Rancho Palos Verdes77180.13
City of Redondo Beach123179.05
Los Angeles – Chinatown14174.54
Los Angeles – Venice58171.17
City of Alhambra148170.66
Unincorporated – El Camino Village15170.63
Los Angeles – West Los Angeles64170.05
Unincorporated – South Whittier100168.86
City of Glendora89168.68
City of Commerce22168.34
City of Cerritos83165.78
Los Angeles – Mar Vista70164.82
City of Lakewood130161.77
Los Angeles – Toluca Woods3161.46
City of Rolling Hills Estates13160.24
City of La Puente65159.72
Unincorporated – Hawthorne4159.11
Los Angeles – Westchester82158.91
Unincorporated – Rowland Heights81158.76
City of Agoura Hills33158.02
Los Angeles – Sycamore Square1154.56
Unincorporated – Sunrise Village2154.32
Unincorporated – Littlerock/Juniper Hills2154.2
Unincorporated – Hacienda Heights84150.2
City of Hawaiian Gardens22149.9
Unincorporated – Wiseburn9149.33
Unincorporated – La Verne3147.06
City of La Habra Heights8146.65
City of Signal Hill17144.1
City of San Marino19143.1
Unincorporated – Marina del Rey13138.14
Unincorporated – Stevenson Ranch28133.55
Unincorporated – Sun Village8132.54
Unincorporated – West Antelope Valley2132.36
City of Hermosa Beach26132.18
Unincorporated – East Whittier7131.93
Unincorporated – Acton10125.45
Unincorporated – La Crescenta-Montrose24121.21
City of Rosemead66119.24
City of Artesia20119.08
Los Angeles – Park La Brea16117.82
Unincorporated – Northeast San Gabriel28116.49
Unincorporated – Leona Valley2114.22
Unincorporated – Llano1114.03
City of San Dimas39112.99
Los Angeles – Westwood61112.74
City of Arcadia65112.55
Unincorporated – South El Monte2111.42
Los Angeles – Faircrest Heights4111.11
Los Angeles – Regent Square3107.91
Unincorporated – Santa Monica Mountains20107.41
City of Walnut32104.81
City of Rolling Hills2103.09
Unincorporated – Pearblossom/Llano2102.25
Unincorporated – Agua Dulce496.2
Unincorporated – North Whittier895.69
Unincorporated – Del Sur282.82
City of Claremont3082.23
City of Diamond Bar4781.72
Unincorporated – White Fence Farms381.46
Los Angeles – Palisades Highlands378
Unincorporated – Arcadia675.18
City of Sierra Madre872.8
City of La Verne2472.11
City of Westlake Village671.77
Unincorporated – Anaverde166.31
Los Angeles – Playa Del Rey262.58
City of Hidden Hills152.91
Unincorporated – Pomona151.6
Unincorporated – San Pasqual149.14
Los Angeles – Mandeville Canyon132.01
Unincorporated – East Pasadena115.62
City of Avalon00
Los Angeles – Angeles National Forest00
Los Angeles – Brookside00
Unincorporated – Angeles National Forest00
Unincorporated – Bouquet Canyon00
Unincorporated – Bradbury00
Unincorporated – Cerritos00
Unincorporated – Charter Oak00
Unincorporated – Claremont00
Unincorporated – Del Rey00
Unincorporated – East Covina00
Unincorporated – East Lancaster00
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 – Roosevelt00
Unincorporated – Rosewood/East Gardena00
Unincorporated – San Clemente Island00
Unincorporated – San Francisquito Canyon/Bouquet Canyon00
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
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Who IS this unresponsive “public information officer”?? They need to do their job and be held accountable to the local taxpayer. I find it concerning about the lack of response to journalists. We in the City of West Hollywood rely on VERY localized, specialized news, such as Wehoville.com. I think there should be public outcry if our local health officials are not “accepting phone calls” and aren’t returning other forms of inquiry (assumed to be emails). That is their JOB to inform the central-point-of-contact journalists, and their job is to report to their readers/subscribers. I cry foul on whoever that… Read more »