LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Public health officials say Los Angeles County recorded another 3,356 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, and eight additional deaths.
The cases come as the county and nation continue to see a surge in coronavirus cases stemming from the Delta variant.READ MORE: Woman Says She Was Refused Service At An Encino Dunkin' Donuts For Being Deaf
The county also saw a slight increase in the number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 but a decrease in the number of patients in intensive care units.READ MORE: Illegal Marijuana Grow Bust Nets Nearly 30,000 Plants And Leads To 31 Arrests In San Bernardino
In addition, there were 1,653 patients hospitalized in the county with COVID-19; of those, 377 were in intensive care.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 Related Hospitalizations Continue To Drop In Los Angeles County
Sunday’s numbers brought the county’s totals to 1,350,370 cases and 24,900 fatalities since the pandemic began.