LA County Updates Its COVID-19 Numbers


June 13

Today, June 13, the Los Angeles County Dept. of Public Health (Public Health) has confirmed 58 new deaths and 1,568 new cases of 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Thirty-six people who died were over the age of 65 years, 16 people who died were between the ages of 41 and 65 and four people who died were between the ages of 18 and 40. Forty-one people had underlying health conditions including 27 people over the age of 65, 11 people between the ages of 41 and 65 and three people between the ages of 18 and 40.

To date, Public Health has identified 72,023 positive cases of COVID-19 across all areas of LA County, and a total of 2,890 deaths. Ninety-three percent of people who died had underlying health conditions. Of those who died, information about race and ethnicity is available for 2,688 people (99% of the cases reported by Public Health).

Upon further investigation, 21 cases reported earlier were not LA County residents.

There are 1,397 people who are currently hospitalized, 30% of these people are in the ICU and 21% are on ventilators. Testing capacity continues to increase in LA County, with testing results available for over 768,000 individuals and 9% of people testing positive.

Included in the total of 72,023 positive cases of COVID-19 are 1,117 cases reported in Glendale, 56 in La Cañada Flintridge, 219 in Eagle Rock, 11 in Shadow Hills, 172 in Sunland and 138 in Tujunga. In the unincorporated areas of LA County, Altadena reported 180 cases and 35 reported in La Crescenta/Montrose.

“For the many people across our communities who are experiencing the sadness of losing a loved one to COVID-19, we are deeply sorry for your loss,” said Barbara Ferrer, PhD, MPH, MEd, director of Public Health. “If you are out this weekend visiting businesses that have reopened, please remember to follow all of the directives for protecting one another from the spread of COVID-19, including keeping physical distance of at least six feet whenever possible, wearing a cloth face covering when around others, and washing hands frequently.”

Public Health is tracking key indicators and metrics through the recovery journey. Los Angeles County is currently seeing average daily deaths declining. On May 8, average daily deaths were 46; today the average number of daily deaths is 18. The average daily number of hospitalizations has decreased 3% over the past 14 days and has now plateaued. Capacity in intensive care units and the supply of ventilators have remained stable; the three-day average number of available ICU beds (38% of total ICU bed capacity) and ventilators (67% of total ventilator capacity) has not decreased over the past 14 days. The county also has retained the capacity to test 15,000 people each day.