Update – April 7 – Los Angeles County Public Health

Los Angeles County Public Health

Los Angeles County Public Health released new COVID-19 numbers for April 7. There are 6,910 cases resulting in 169 deaths; of those numbers LA County has seen 142 deaths. Of those cases, in LA County only, excluding Pasadena and Long Beach, there were 59 positive COVID-19 cases with people who up to 17 years old, 2,072 people 18-to-40 years old, 2,650 people between 41 and 65 years of age and 1,278 cases were of people over 65. Thirty of the total number of cases was under investigation.

Men in LA County accounted for 3,082 of the total cases, women accounted for 2,763 and 244 cases are still under investigation. Those hospitalized remains a consistent 22%, according to Dr. Barbara Ferrer.

The County did see a rise in institutionalized cases, meaning those in assisted living or nursing homes, shelters and those in County jails.

The City of Glendale as of April 7 has 142 cases; La Cañada Flintridge has 14 cases, Eagle Rock has 22, Sunland 14 and Tujunga 12. In the unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County, Angeles National Forest remains at zero cases and La Crescenta-Montrose has six cases.

USC Verdugo Hills Hospital reports that, as of April 7, there were 10 patients with COVID-19 in the hospital, 15 patients were sent home and 12 were transferred. Patients with negative COVID-19 tests include 28 who are currently in the hospital, 130 have been sent home and two were transferred. Patients with pending COVID-19 tests include 13 currently in the hospital, three have been sent home and one was transferred.