More than half of the new cases registered this Monday are under 41

Los Angeles Hospitals Record Dangerous Record of Coronavirus Patients

30% of those hospitalized are under 41 years of age.


The Los Angeles department announced this Sunday the higher number of coronavirus hospitalizations in a single day, a new and record dangers that highlights the growing severity of the pandemic.

Almost 5,000 patients have died from COVID-19 and more than 155,997 people have tested positive, according to the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. This Sunday alone 12 other people have died in the most populous county in the country.

2,216 people are currently hospitalized for coronavirus-related complications. Its about daily number of registered patients since the pandemic started. The figure exceeds the previous record of 2,193 COVID-19 admissions, which was recorded on Wednesday.

“We continue to achieve Disturbing milestones And today we see the highest number of COVID-19 hospitalizations, “County Health Director Barbara Ferrer said in a statement. “Now the young adults are entering hospitals at levels not seen before“He added.

More than half of the 2,848 cases registered this Sunday are from patients who are under 41 years old. Last week, Ferrer said that patients between the ages of 18 and 40 were being admitted to hospitals at a “significantly higher rate” and constituted the 30% of hospitalizations.

A total of 77,000 people under the age of 41 have been infected with coronavirus, that is, 52% of all cases, according to the health authorities.

“We are in an alarming and worrying phase of this pandemic here in Los Angeles County,” Ferrer concluded.


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