L.A. Reports 10,000 Virus Cases In A Week

Los Angeles County is now recording more than 10,000 coronavirus cases a week — a pace not seen since March — an alarming sign of the dangers the Delta variant poses to people who have not been vaccinated and heightening pressure on health officials to reverse the trend.

A Los Angeles Times data analysis found L.A. County was recording 101 weekly coronavirus cases for every 100,000 residents, up from 12 for the seven-day period that ended June 15. That means the county has surpassed the threshold to have “high” community transmission of the disease, the worst tier as defined by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. A region must hit 100 or more weekly cases per 100,000 residents to enter the worst tier.

It’s still far fewer than during the deadly winter surge, when L.A. County was recording more than 1,000 weekly cases for every 100,000 residents, but it underscores growing concerns that unvaccinated people are at heightened risk. …

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Comments

  1. JimNorCal says

    Huh.
    Why is LA spiking?
    Could it have anything to do with … oh, I don’t know … all the infected illegals being released at the border to roam free wherever they want?

  2. “JimNorCal says”- great point! Plus I do Not Trust the media to report facts accurately or politicians or a growing number of the medical community. Sigh.

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