Coronavirus cases in Los Angeles County continue to decline from a record high of a fatal holiday surge. Last Saturday, Los Angeles Public Health recorded 1,730 new confirmed cases, a significant decrease from the 6,917 reported a month ago.
Although the decline in the number of cases and the rise in vaccination rates seem promising, officials urged Angelenos to remain vigilant in implementing safety programs, as the virus continues to take lives. In addition to the new cases, officials also reported 93 new deaths and 1,733 current hospitalizations.
The FDA approved Johnson & Johnson’s disposable Covid-19 vaccine is the latest coronavirus count in Los Angeles County. Patients receiving the Johnson & Johnson vaccine only need one injection, while modern vaccines and Pfizer vaccines require two injections.
Last Friday, California Governor Gavin Newsom (Gavin Newsom) announced that California will receive a large number of Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccines.
After the House of Representatives approved the $1
To date, Los Angeles County officials have reported a total of 190,894 coronavirus cases and 21,328 deaths caused by the virus.
COVID-19 daily update:
February 27, 2021
New cases: 1,730 (1,190,894 so far)
New deaths: 94 (21,328 to date)
Current hospitalizations: 1,733 pic.twitter.com/DOD4SV7jGP
—Los Angeles Public Health (@lapublichealth) February 27, 2021