General Health Urges Residents to Get Vaccinated as COVID-19 Cases Increase – 2 New Deaths and 422 New Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 in Los Angeles County

While transmission in L.A. Area stays low, L.A. Region is seeing expansions in cases and day by day test inspiration. On June 15, the day of the full returning, the County saw 210 new cases and the test inspiration rate was around 0.5%. Almost fourteen days after the June 15 returning, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) has affirmed a multiplying of both new cases and the test energy rate; the present case numbers are 422 and the test inspiration rate is 1.2%.

While the expansion in local area transmission is unsettling, Public Health takes note of the increments are still far beneath the flood levels over the colder time of year of more than 15,000 new cases and the test energy pace of 20%.

Of the two new passings detailed today, one individual that died was beyond 80 and one years old individual who kicked the bucket was between the ages of 65 and 79. Until now, Public Health distinguished 1,250,240 positive instances of COVID-19 across all spaces of L.A. Region and an aggregate of 24,483 passings.

There are 255 individuals with COVID-19 at present hospitalized and 25% of these individuals are in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). Testing results are accessible for almost 7,026,000 people with 17% of individuals testing positive.

General Health keeps on alerted there is expanded danger of COVID-19 contamination for individuals who aren’t completely inoculated a result of expanded mixing and the course of more variations of concern like the exceptionally contagious Delta variation.

The best insurance against COVID-19 is getting immunized. General Health empowers those that are not immunized and are qualified to get inoculated, to get immunized immediately.

In the event that you are not inoculated and around individuals outside your family, your veil offers the following best security against the infection. With removing necessities and limit limits lifted in practically all settings, wearing a cover is basically significant for those not yet immunized, including the 1.2 million youngsters between the ages of 2 and 12.

“To the families and friends experiencing the sorrow of losing of a loved one due to COVID-19, we send our deepest condolences,” said Barbara Ferrer, PhD, MPH, MEd, Director of Public Health. “Last year, we didn’t have the vaccine and there were increases in cases and hospitalizations that occurred after the Fourth of July holiday. This year we have three powerful vaccines but there are still about 4 million residents that are unvaccinated and at risk of COVID-19 infection. With small increases in community transmission and an increase in the circulation of the Delta variant, your best protection and the best protection for the County’s recovery are the safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines. And while we are increasing the number of people with vaccination protection, sensible public health precautions, including masking and hand hygiene can support our recovery.”