On Saturday, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health reported 15 new deaths as a result of COVID-19 and 285 new positive cases.
While the number of hospitalizations continues to decline across the county as vaccines are distributed, the number of deaths and confirmed cases reported may reflect delays in weekend reports.
Figures reported today by Public Health bring the County to a total of 24,390 deaths and 1,244,917 confirmed cases.
COVID-19 Daily Update:
June 5, 2021
New cases: 285 (1,244,917 to date)
New deaths: 15 (24,390 to date)
Current hospitalizations: 263 pic.twitter.com/LmSHWpzspL
– LA Public Health (@lapublichealth) June 6, 2021
Of the 15 deaths reported today, eight were over 80 years old, four were between 65 and 79 years old, one between 50 and 64 years old and one between 30 and 49 years old.
The Los Angeles Department of Health also announced that anyone over the age of 18 who comes to receive their first dose of the vaccine or who brings a new vaccine recipient to their second dose appointment at a child or family health center in Los Angeles. Los Angeles County, City, St. John’s Well Child, or Family Center. The site will have a chance to win a pair of season tickets for the local 2021-22 season from the LA Football Club or the Los Angeles Dodgers. Rules and participating site locations are detailed on the Los Angeles County Vaccine Giveaway online page next Friday.
More than 760 locations offering COVID-19 vaccines in Los Angeles County; LAFC and LA Dodgers vaccination sweepstakes in progress. Click https://t.co/2wN4wbNcGv for more information. pic.twitter.com/K30PQ8vdYB
– LA Public Health (@lapublichealth) June 5, 2021