California is closing in on 3 million coronavirus cases as the state tries to smooth the rocky rollout of vaccines during a continuing spike in COVID-19 deaths. Of that number, 945 patients are in the intensive care unit with COVID-19.
There have been 4,200 confirmed cases in Jackson County and 64 deaths, according to the release, and 3,827 individuals have been released from isolation in accordance with CDC guidelines.
Officials have long stated that Sunday-Monday case totals are lower because of weekend lulls in testing and processing. Over the past seven days, the county has seen 6,527 new covid cases - 25% less than what it was last Monday (8,722). Among the newly reported deaths, two people were in their 70s, one in their 80s and one in their 90s.
The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed January 18, that there were 4,045 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 771,845. The statewide percent of those testing positive for the coronavirus for the week of January 1 to January 7 was 14.4%.
About 21,475 cases are among health care workers across the state.
Statewide percent positivity for the week of January 8-Jan. The woman, who is experiencing minor symptoms and does not require hospitalization, is a household member of the first person in the state to test positive for the new strain.
- Monroe County reported 24 new cases and no deaths.
West Hollywood recorded 17 new cases for a cumulative total of 1,742 cases since the pandemic began.
Government officials use current hospitalizations to decide the next action in dealing with the pandemic.
There are 7,498 people hospitalized with COVID-19 in Los Angeles County on Sunday.
The Minnesota Department of Health says there were 12 deaths Sunday related to the COVID-19 virus.