July 11, 2020
Los Angeles County reported 2,916 new cases of COVID-19 and 57 more deaths Saturday, providing further evidence that the coronavirus pandemic is showing no signs of slowing down this summer.
Hospitalizations continue to rise as well, with more than 2,000 people currently hospitalized, 27% of them in intensive care units and 18% on ventilators. Those numbers are substantially higher than the 1,350 to 1,450 daily hospitalizations seen four weeks ago, according to the Los Angeles County] Department of Public Health.
Of the deaths reported Saturday, 37 people were over the age of 65, 11 were between the ages of 41 and 65, and three were between the ages of 18 and 40.