The Department of Public Health updated the disease figures, reporting 848 deaths in total and 18,517 infections.

Los Angeles on the way to 20,000 coronavirus cases

The county has put in more points to test for coronavirus.


Dra. Barbara Ferrer, director of the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health gave an informative balance regarding the coronavirus pandemic in THE.

In their statements Ferrer announced confirmation of 1,035 new cases of COVID-19 for a total of 18,517 infections in the county.

Also the director confirmed the death of 52 other people in the last 24 hours, increasing the total number of deaths from the disease in the Los Angeles County 848 deceased.

The data provided by the director of health includes the information provided by the cities of Long Beach and Pasadena, who have their own health department.

The state of California approaches the 40,000 cases of respiratory disease that has been fatal leaving more than 1,500 deaths so far.

According to statements by the mayor of The Angels, Eric Garcetti, the coronavirus is now the main cause of death in the city.

The city of The Angels faces his first weekend of the year with high temperatures and with parks and beaches closed.

However, the city has set up emergency centers so that people who don't have air conditioning at home can cope the heat wave this weekend that will reach temperatures above 90 degrees.

The centers will operate during these hours and with social distancing measures.


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