Los Angeles County reports no new COVID-19 deaths – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles County public health authorities on Sunday reported no brand-new deaths related to COVID-19. Officials cautioned that the figure was probably an undercount since of reporting delays on weekends, it still marked an intense area, capping numerous months of progress in the battle versus the coronavirus.The county likewise reported 313 new cases of the virus.
Meanwhile, 46.8% of L.A. County citizens have gotten at least one dose of vaccine, and 31.5% are fully vaccinated. Experts have actually credited a relative absence of vaccine hesitancy in California with assisting to hold off another rise of infections, as has actually been seen in some other states.Public health officials said Saturday that infections in L.A. County stayed at their lowest levels given that the start of the pandemic. The average day-to-day rate of positive cases amongst those tested was 0.7% over the recently, according to county data, and simply 0.6% of the tests carried out Saturday came back favorable.
The continual declines come as L.A. County appears poised to move into the yellow tier, the most lenient of the states COVID-19 reopening system, which will allow most companies to operate inside your home, with adjustments. To get approved for the wider reopenings, the county must have an adjusted daily brand-new case rate of less than 2 per 100,000 individuals.
According to state information released last week, the countys rate of brand-new coronavirus cases– adjusted based on the variety of tests performed– had actually dropped to 1.9 per day per 100,000 individuals. Officials are expected to reveal Tuesday whether the county has actually been able to drop or maintain listed below that rate for a 2nd week, as required to progress with a larger relaxation of rules.