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For Immediate Release:

June 20, 2021

Public Health Reports 3 New Deaths and 258 New Positive Cases of Confirmed COVID-19 In Los Angeles County

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) today released the latest data on COVID-19. The number of cases and deaths are likely to reflect reporting delays over the weekend.

Sunday, June 20
Daily new cases: 258*
Daily deaths: 3*
Daily positivity rate (7-day avg): 0.7%
Daily hospitalizations: 219

Saturday, June 19
Daily new cases: 255
Daily deaths: 9
Daily positivity rate (7-day avg): 0.7%
Daily hospitalizations: 236

Friday, June 18
Daily new cases: 253
Daily deaths: 9
Daily positivity rate (7-day avg): 0.7%
Daily hospitalizations: 220

Thursday, June 17
Daily new cases: 249
Daily deaths: 8
Daily positivity rate (7-day avg): 0.6%
Daily hospitalizations: 223

Wednesday, June 16
Daily new cases: 226
Daily deaths: 5
Daily positivity rate (7-day avg): 0.6%
Daily hospitalizations: 216

Tuesday, June 15
Daily new cases: 210
Daily deaths: 6
Daily positivity rate (7-day avg): 0.5%
Daily hospitalizations: 218

Monday, June 14
Daily new cases: 135*
Daily deaths: 2*
Daily positivity rate (7-day avg): 0.5%
Daily hospitalizations: 212

* Number reflects an undercount due to a lag from weekend reporting.

A wide range of data and dashboards on COVID-19 from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health are available on the Public Health website at www.publichealth.lacounty.gov.

Now through next Thursday, June 24 at County-run vaccination sites, participating LA City sites, and St. John’s Well Child and Family Center sites, everyone 18 and older coming to get their first vaccine or who brings a first-time vaccine recipient with them to their second dose appointment, will have an opportunity to win one of three prizes: two 17-ticket packages to see Pepe Aguilar at the Staples Center this November, and one VIP Experience for 20 people at Universal Studios Hollywood. Official rules and participating site locations can be found on the Los Angeles County Vaccination Sweepstakes page online.

Always check with trusted sources for the latest accurate information about novel coronavirus:

Laboratory Confirmed Total Cases 1247618*

Deaths 24441

Age Group (Los Angeles County Cases Only-excl LB and Pas)

Gender (Los Angeles County Cases Only-excl LB and Pas)

Race/Ethnicity (Los Angeles County Cases Only-excl LB and Pas)

Hospitalization

Deaths Race/Ethnicity (Los Angeles County Cases Only-excl LB and Pas)

CITY / COMMUNITY** CASES (Case Rate)

These numbers are subject to change based on further investigation. 1 case and 1 death previously reported were not in Public Health's jurisdiction. * Means that case numbers include cases associated with correctional facility outbreaks located in the city/community. **Rate is crude and is per 100,000. This represents the number of cases per 100,000 people and allows for the proportional comparison of cities of different sizes.

The Department of Public Health is committed to promoting health equity and ensuring optimal health and well-being for all 10 million residents of Los Angeles County. Through a variety of programs, community partnerships and services, Public Health oversees environmental health, disease control, and community and family health. Nationally accredited by the Public Health Accreditation Board, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health comprises nearly 4,500 employees and has an annual budget of $1.2 billion. To learn more about Los Angeles County Public Health, please visit www.publichealth .lacounty.gov, and follow LA County Public Health on social media at twitter.com/lacounty.gov, and follow LA County Public Health on social media at twitter.com/lapublichealth, facebook.com/lapublichealth, instagram.com/lapublichealth and youtube.com/lapublichealth.




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