NewsCovering California


Los Angeles, San Francisco counties break COVID-19 records

COVID Testing
Posted at 9:50 AM, Dec 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-14 07:25:49-05

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles County again broke a record for coronavirus hospitalizations this weekend as San Francisco County reported the highest number of COVID-19 cases since the pandemic began. Statewide, more than 30,000 confirmed coronavirus cases were reported Sunday. In San Francisco County, health officials reported 323 new cases on Saturday. In Los Angeles County, the nation’s most populous, officials said on Sunday that more than 4,000 people were hospitalized for COVID-19. The record-breaking figures in Los Angeles and San Francisco counties come as more than 325,000 doses of a COVID-19 vaccine are on their way to California. Millions of residents in the majority of the state are under stay-at-home orders.