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Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Hospitalization of LA County COVID 900 . More than

The number of coronavirus patients in Los Angeles County hospitals has risen to more than 900, after an increase of nearly 100 people since Saturday, according to the latest state data released Wednesday, July 6.

There are 920 COVID-positive patients in county hospitals, of whom 89 are being treated in intensive care. The county’s total number of hospitalizations was reduced to 209 in April, but has since risen steadily as the rate of transmission has risen.

Health officials have said that many of those patients entered the hospital for other reasons before testing positive for COVID, but they still put an additional burden on hospital staff as they require specialized care.

Across the state, the number of COVID positive patients increased from 434 people to 4,035 in the last 24 hours.

On Tuesday, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health reported 2,945 new infections and 10 additional virus-related deaths, potentially representing an undercount due to delays in reporting from the weekend. The numbers are also artificially low due to the prevalence of take-home COVID tests, the results of which are not always reported to the county.

Officially, the new cases raised the county’s cumulative total from the entire pandemic to 3,143,536. The death toll in the county rose to 32,371 with 10 new deaths.

The average daily rate of people testing positive for the virus continued to rise, reaching 14.9%.

County officials again urged parents to vaccinate their children against the virus, stressing that even though children experience minor infections, they can be dangerous or have long-term health. related problems can arise.

The county has so far confirmed 312 cases of COVID-related multi-symptom inflammatory syndrome, or MIS-C, in children. According to the Department of Health, two children under the age of 5 in the county have died from COVID during the pandemic, along with three children aged 5 to 11 and six children between the ages of 12 and 17. Has been.

Health officials said outbreaks were being reported at summer camps, youth programs and day care sites.

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