LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – On Saturday, the LA County Department of Public Health reported that daily rates of infection continue to decrease slightly.
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The department reported 1,602 new infections and 29 additional deaths related to the coronavirus Saturday, bringing the total deaths to 25,999.READ MORE: Walker Buehler To Pitch As Dodgers Again Seek To Avoid Elimination
Currently, 947 people are hospitalized for the virus.
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Case Rate in LA County Continues to Decrease While Deaths Approach Another Grim Milestone – 29 New Deaths and 1,602 New Confirmed Cases of #COVID19 in Los Angeles County. Click https://t.co/JG4LScz5Pe for More Information. pic.twitter.com/IAXWTTXEQD
— LA Public Health (@lapublichealth) September 25, 2021
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