Los Angeles Coronavirus Update: County Sees More Than 2,600 New Cases, Small Dip In Hospitalization Count – Deadline

While the numbers seem to decrease, the most current update comes days after the county hit more than 200,000 verified coronavirus cases on Thursday, as Los Angeles hits an overall of 206,761 cases as of today. The county nears 5,000 overall deaths, with a current total of 4,967.

Public Health Reports 51 New Deaths and 2,645 New Positive #COVID -19 Cases as Delays in State Reporting Continues t. twitter.com/i/web/status/1…— LA Public Health (@lapublichealth) August 08, 2020

The Los Angeles County Department of Public health announced 2,645 brand-new COVID-19 cases and 51 new deaths on Saturday. The department shared that it anticipates receiving a stockpile of laboratory reports from the state in the coming days.

When compared to Fridays upgrade, the most current update sees dips in brand-new cases, deaths and present hospitalizations. Saturdays count showed around 500 less new cases and 10 fewer current hospitalizations from the previous day, 31% of which are in the ICU. Between the Friday and Saturday, the everyday death count dropped from 53 to 51.

On Friday, California officially reported that the Golden State has seen more than 10,000 deaths from the coronavirus. The issues with the states COVID-19 reporting process have led to undercounts in everyday brand-new cases data, the technical failure did not affect the total counts for hospitalizations.

Check Out Los Angeles Public Healths Saturday updates listed below.

Previously in the week, California broke its single-day-record for coronavirus deaths with a report of 200 brand-new deaths on Wednesday.

COVID-19 Daily Update: August 8, 2020New Cases: 2,645 (206,761 to date) New Deaths: 51 (4,967 to date) Current Hospitalizations: 1,610 pic.twitter.com/GSJuABbb1l
— LA Public Health (@lapublichealth) August 8, 2020