25 new deaths, 1647 new positive cases – Deadline

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On Sunday, the Los Angeles The county public health department reported 10 new deaths from Covid-19, as well as 1,153 new positive cases.

The number of confirmed deaths and cases reported today could reflect delays in weekend reporting. But at present, 660 county residents are hospitalized with COVID-19.

Covid test results have now been made available to more than 9,160,000 people, with 15% positive results. Today’s daily test positivity rate is 1.1%.

Saturday, the Los Angeles County The Department of Public Health reported 25 new deaths from Covid-19 and 1,647 new positive cases.

The number of confirmed deaths and cases reported today could reflect delays in weekend reporting. But at the moment, 664 county residents are hospitalized with Covid-19.

Covid test results have now been made available to more than 9,140,000 people, with 15% positive results. Today’s daily test positivity rate is 1.2%.

Public health recently voiced concern about a potential “fifth wave” of Covid in Los Angeles.

“It is worrying to continue to see a slight increase in cases and now, of course, no decline in our hospitalizations,” public health director Barbara Ferrer said Thursday. “I think it’s too early to tell if we’re in a fifth wave or not. Let’s hope at best it’s a small hike and nothing like last winter. ”Ferrer also noted that avoiding such a hike will require a collective effort from all members of the community.

On Monday, nearly all public indoor spaces in Los Angeles – including cinemas, concert halls, indoor restaurants, gyms, bars, shopping malls, large outdoor events, and some buildings in the city – will begin requiring proof of vaccination against. Covid-19 for entry, although the application of the new mandate will not begin until November 29.

The city’s SafePass LA ordinance is one of the most stringent of its kind in the country and applies to all children 12 and older living and / or working in the county. Accepted forms of vaccination verification will include a vaccination card issued by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or similar documentation; a photocopy of a vaccination card or photograph stored on a telephone or electronic device; a personal digital Covid vaccination record issued by the State of California or similar documentation issued by another state, local or foreign government jurisdiction or by a private company; and documentation of a Covid vaccination from a healthcare provider.

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