LA County Crosses the 400,000 Threshold for Cumulative Number of COVID-19 Cases

On the day Los Angeles County imposed stronger Safer at Home restrictions, the county also crossed the 400,000 threshold in terms of the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases reported since the pandemic began.

The county registered 5,150 new cases of COVID-19 positive test results on Monday, for a cumulative total of400,919 cases since March.

West Hollywood recorded three new cases on Monday, for a cumulative total of 937 cases since the start of the pandemic.

The data the county health department reports on Mondays are often low, due to a lag in reporting over the weekend. That lag may be even greater due to the four-day Thanksgiving holiday. So, Tuesday’s numbers could be end up being higher.

The county reported 17 new deaths on Monday for a cumulative total of 7,655 deaths since March. Meanwhile, West Hollywood had one new coronavirus death, for a cumulative total of nine deaths.

Of those 7,655 total deaths in the county from COVID, 93% had underlying health conditions, according to the health department.

Health officials also provided a breakdown by race and ethnicity of 7,228 of those deaths (99% of the total deaths). That breakdown is:

  • 52% Latino/Latinx residents
  • 24% White residents
  • 14% Asian residents
  • 9% African American/Black residents
  • 1% Other races
  • Less than 1% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander residents

Monday also saw 136 more people hospitalized with COVID-19, for a total of 2,185 people currently hospitalized and 24% of these people are in the ICU. That is more than double the number hospitalized two weeks ago. On Nov. 15, the number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 was 1,014.

Below are the daily numbers for areas near West Hollywood:

  • Beverly Hills – 15 new cases for a total of 991 cases.
  • Culver City – 17 new cases for a total of 639 cases.
  • Hollywood – 30 new cases for a total of 1,910 cases.
  • Melrose neighborhood – 37 new cases for a total of 2,866 cases.
  • Miracle Mile – 7 new cases for a total of 305 cases.
  • Park La Brea – 2 new cases for a total of 190 cases.
  • Santa Monica – 17 new cases for a total of 1,497 cases.

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