LA County Updates Its COVID-19 Numbers


June 6
LA County:

On June 6, Los Angeles County Public Health confirmed 56 new deaths due to COVID-19. This brings the total number of deaths due to COVID-19 in LA County to 2,620. Of those who died, information about race and ethnicity is available for 2,433 people (99% of the cases reported by Public Health). Upon further investigation, 36 cases and one death reported earlier were not LA County residents, according to LA County Public Health.

Also on June 6, Public Health confirmed 1,329 new positive cases of COVID-19 in LA County; this brings the total number of cases to 62,338. Of those total number of cases 1,043 have been reported in Glendale, 55 have been reported in La Cañada Flintridge, 193 in Eagle Rock, 165 in Sunland and 133 in Tujunga. In the unincorporated areas of LA County, 166 have been reported in Altadena and 33 cases have been reported in La Crescenta Montrose.

Each day, we think of the many people who are experiencing the sorrow of losing a loved one to COVID-19.  Our thoughts and prayers are with you every day, and we are deeply sorry for your loss, said Barbara Ferrer, PhD, MPH, MEd, director of Public Health. If you are out and around other people, whether it be visiting reopened spaces or protesting, please try to keep physical distance of at least six feet from others and wear a cloth face covering at all times. If you think you may have been exposed to COVID-19 while out, it will be important to remain away from others as much as possible for 14 days. Should you develop symptoms within 14 days of exposure, please contact your healthcare provider or call 2-1-1 to connect to care and testing.

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic and the risk of widespread transmission, everyone should always wear a face covering securely over their nose and mouth and keep six feet apart from others not in their household when out and about. Businesses that are allowed to reopen must continue to implement their physical distancing and infection control protocols that protect both employees and customers. If anyone has been in a crowded setting, where people are congregating who are not using face coverings ordistancing, or if you had close contact (within six feet for greater than 15 minutes) with non-household members who were not wearing face coverings please consider the following:

If you live with persons who are elderly or have high risk conditions, you should also maintain a six-foot distance and wear a face covering when you are with them at home,avoid preparing food for others, sharing utensils, bedding and towels, and increase cleaning and disinfecting of common surfaces.