Nevertheless, the daily number of new deaths is lower than at any time since mid-March. And this is below the high of 91 deaths recorded on 29 July. The number of Mondays is notable, compared to the 7-day average of new daily deaths, which is 16.
COVID-19 Daily Update:
September 28, 2020
New cases: 663 (268,455 to date)
New deaths: 1 (from 6,515 to date)
Current Hospital: 689 pic.twitter.com/tiqFpAZVXL
– LA Public Health (@lapublichealth) September 28, 2020
Orange County reported a very small number of new coronovirus deaths on Monday. In fact, there were no new deaths from the virus in O.C.
Los Angeles County reported 663 new cases of coronovirus, the county’s total increase from the onset of the epidemic to 268,455. This daily number was even lower than what the county is looking at, with the average for the 7 days being just over 1000 cases.
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When asked about the much-touted Labor Day in cases – after a holiday by people – the director of the Department of Health, Barbara Ferrer, admitted there was none.
“Many people were making predictions, but we did not see the boom. And this is part because people took action to stop the increase. ”
While the number of hospitalized COVID-infected patients increased by only 85 on Monday, the percentage of hospitalized patients admitted to hospital increased to 35% on Friday.
“One hospitalized age group is 18-29,” Ferrer said. This cohort now comprises more than 10% of patients with coronovirus, which are housed in the county.
California Coronavirus update: Governor Gavin Newsome reported Monday that the state’s test positivity rate has been running below 2.8 for 14 consecutive days. The number of tests is also up.
Newsom said the 7-day average is a little over 2.9%, and shows light uplift in some parts of the state.
“We’re seeing early signs that the decreases that are occurring are slowly starting to decrease,” Newsom said of recent positive numbers.
“Some areas are seeing an increase in R effective – this is the rate that each COVID case infects another person. If it is greater than 1, it means that the virus is spreading rapidly while people are recovering.
The governor said that San Francisco has sucked back. 95.
The region includes Orange, San Diego, Riverside and Imperial. Reaching 97. Riverside, for its part, is
LA, Ventura, San Luis Obispo, Kern are together at 1.02 – the same number that Los Angeles officials recorded for the county last week.
City News Service contributed to this report.