Los Angeles County public health officials reported 1,060 new cases of the coronavirus, bringing the total number of cases to 1,421,616 as of Tuesday, Sept. 7. The total number of cases represents 14.2% of Los Angeles County’s population.
Officials reported nine new deaths linked to the coronavirus, for a total of 25,465 deaths since tracking began. The total number of deaths represents 0.25% of Los Angeles County’s population.
Hospitalizations continue to decline. There were 17 fewer hospitalizations reported since Sunday, bringing the offical count to 1,463. That’s a 18.5% decrease from the Aug. 19 high of 1,790..
According to the California Department of Public Health’s vaccines dashboard, 66% of Los Angeles County is fully vaccinated and more than 12,209,448 vaccine doses have been administered as of Sept. 7.
Data posted each day is preliminary and subject to change, officials emphasize. More information may become available as individual case investigations are completed.