Los Angeles County reported 14,564 new cases of the coronavirus on Wednesday, Jan. 13, bringing the total number of cases to 958,497 according to the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health.
The county reported 281 new fatalities linked to coronavirus, bringing the total number of deaths to 14,564 since tracking began.
There were 23 more patients hospitalized by the virus as of Wednesday. The total number of patients in L.A. County hospitals is 7,949 with 22% in ICU.
The breakdown of people infected with the coronavirus by age is as follows:
Older than 80: 24,692
Data posted each day is preliminary and subject to change, officials emphasize. More information may become available as individual case investigations are completed.
Source:: Los Angeles Daily News