LA County Updates Its COVID-19 Numbers


May 18

Los Angeles County Public Health director Barbara Ferrer announced there were 18 new deaths reported on May 18 due to COVID-19, bringing the total to 1,839 deaths in LA County.

As of May 16, Glendale reported a total of 64 deaths, La Cañada Flintridge reported five, eight in Eagle Rock, eight in Tujunga, five in the unincorporated areas of Altadena and one death in La Crescenta Montrose.

There were 477 new cases of COVID-19 reported as of May 18 bringing the total number of reported cases, including Long Beach and Pasadena, to 38,451. This includes a total of 853 positive COVID-19 cases, according to Public Health, in Glendale, 47 in La Cañada Flintridge, 141 in Eagle Rock, 120 in Sunland and 100 in Tujunga. In the unincorporated areas in LA County, Angeles National Forest continues to report zero cases, Altadena reports 124 and La Crescenta-Montrose has reported a total of 24 positive cases of COVID-19.

As of May 16, according to Public Health, there have been 309,295 people who tested for COVID-19 with an 11% positive rate.

As of May 18, USC Verdugo Hills Hospital reported that there are seven patients with confirmed COVID-19 in the hospital, 89 patients have been sent home and 35 were transferred.

There were 44 patients with negative COVID-19 tests hospitalized, 796 were sent home and nine were transferred. There are 15 patients with pending COVID-19 tests in the hospital, and one patient was sent home.

The County has reported 281 residential congregate settings with one or more positive cases of COVID-19 which include:

La Crescenta:

La Crescenta Healthcare Center has 14 staff members confirmed positive with COVID-19, 15 residents and two deaths.


Montrose Springs Skilled Nursing and Wellness Center reported 11 staff members confirmed positive with COVID-19, 13 residents and one death.

Montrose Healthcare Center reports 21 staff members tested positive for COVID-19, 34 residents tested positive and 11 deaths.


Griffith Park Health Care reports one staff member tested positive, two residents and zero deaths.

Leisure Glen Post Acute Care Center reports 31 staff members tested positive, 65 residents tested positive and two deaths.

Leisure Vale Retirement Home reports zero staff members tested positive, three residents and zero deaths.

Autumn Hills Healthcare Center reports 24 staff members tested positive, 56 residents and six deaths.

Chandler Convalescent Hospital reports six staff members tested positive, 17 residents and three deaths.

Glendale Healthcare Center reports eight staff members tested positive, nine residents and three deaths.

Glendale Post Acute Care Center reports 23 staff members tested positive, 48 residents and seven deaths.

Glenhaven Healthcare reports 15 staff members tested positive, 18 residents and five deaths.

Glenoaks Convalescent Hospital reports seven staff members tested positive, 22 residents and eight deaths.

Park Paseo Independent Living reports zero staff members have tested positive, four residents have tested positive and one death.


Shadow Hills Convalescent Hospital reports 11 staff members have tested positive, eight residents and five deaths.

New Vista Nursing and Rehabilitation Center reports 37 staff members have tested positive, 45 residents and nine deaths.


North Valley Nursing Center reports zero staff members have tested positive, one resident has tested positive and zero deaths.

Oakpark Healthcare Center reports 16 staff members have tested positive, 14 residents and six deaths.

Eagle Rock:

Ararat Assisted Living reports 16 staff members have tested positive, six residents and three deaths.