California passes 900,000 coronavirus cases; L.A. County nears 300,000 – Los Angeles Times

Throughout the states 58 counties, Los Angeles County remains by far the hardest hit, with almost 300,000 cases and 6,989 deaths. On Saturday, the L.A. County Department of Public Health verified 2,173 new cases and 17 new deaths. Other hard-hit counties include: Riverside, with 65,757 cases and 1,279 deaths; San Bernardino with 62,353 cases and more than 1,000 deaths; Orange with 58,326 cases and 1,444 deaths; San Diego with nearly 54,000 cases and 867 deaths; Kern with nearly 34,000 cases and 416 deaths; Fresno with 30,590 case and 436 deaths; Sacramento with 25,264 cases and 484 deaths.In the spring and summertime, the state saw a rise in cases following Gov. Gavin Newsoms choice to rapidly lift shutdown restrictions, triggering another shutdown.

Across the states 58 counties, Los Angeles County remains by far the hardest hit, with almost 300,000 cases and 6,989 deaths. On Saturday, the L.A. County Department of Public Health confirmed 2,173 brand-new cases and 17 brand-new deaths.”As we move closer to the awful turning point of 7,000 deaths in L.A. County and are seeing an increase in cases, please remember the options we each make every day have a considerable effect on whether we slow the spread of the infection,” public health director Barbara Ferrer said in a press release.
Statewide, the overall number of verified cases reached 901,152 on Saturday, with an overall of 17,323 related deaths, according to state health authorities. Other hard-hit counties include: Riverside, with 65,757 cases and 1,279 deaths; San Bernardino with 62,353 cases and more than 1,000 deaths; Orange with 58,326 cases and 1,444 deaths; San Diego with almost 54,000 cases and 867 deaths; Kern with almost 34,000 cases and 416 deaths; Fresno with 30,590 case and 436 deaths; Sacramento with 25,264 cases and 484 deaths.In the spring and summer season, the state saw a surge in cases following Gov. Gavin Newsoms decision to rapidly lift shutdown limitations, triggering another shutdown. The plan hinged on counties demonstrating success in slowing the virus prior to organization and group activities were allowed to resume.Health specialists have actually credited the tiered system with enabling California to open some sections of its economy without experiencing a spike in deaths similar to that seen previously this year.
The across the country death toll of COVID-19 is now more than 223,000, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It has actually declared the most resides in New York state, which has actually seen more than 33,000 deadly infections.

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