LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Southern California is experiencing a spike in COVID-19 cases with 3,061 new cases reported in Los Angeles County alone on Sunday.

Nationwide, infections are averaging more than 140,000 a day, which is a jump of more than 75 percent since Halloween. On Saturday, LA County reported its highest number of cases since July with more than 3,700 new COVID-19 cases, along with 20 new deaths.

Of the new cases Sunday, three deaths have been reported. Currently, 27 percent of those hospitalized for COVID-19 in the county were said to be in intensive-care units.

So far, there have been 339,560 cases reported in the county to date.


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