Los Angeles (CBSLA) — Officials said on Sunday that Los Angeles County broke previous records and reported the highest number of COVID-19 cases confirmed in one day.
According to the Los Angeles Public Health Service, the number of confirmed cases in the county has increased to 10,528. Of these, the county reported 23 new deaths. In addition, there was a record high of 2,855 people currently hospitalized for COVID-19, of which 23 percent were in the ICU, officials said.
Astonishing numbers have been brought to the entire Southern California region to wipe out new health restrictions aimed at stopping the rapidly increasing number of hospitalizations and preventing intensive care units from expanding to their limits. It was.
Governor Gavin Newsom’s “Stay-at-home Order” was triggered when intensive care unit bed availability fell below 15% in the Southern California region of 11 counties after a daily update on Saturday at 11:00 pm on Sunday. It took effect in 59 minutes. California Public Health Service.
The available ICU capacity in the region was 10.3% on Sunday, down from 12.5% on Saturday and 13.1% on Friday.
The Southern California region consists of the counties of Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Diego, Imperial, Inyo, Mono, San Bernardino, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, and Ventura.
The curfew is enforced for three weeks and bans people from different households from gathering. If the next month’s ICU capacity forecast is 15% or higher, the region is eligible to close the order on 28 December.
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