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Health officials announce 16 additional cases of the coronavirus confirmed in Los Angeles County

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Posted at 3:58 PM, Mar 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-15 18:58:17-04

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Sixteen additional cases of the coronavirus have been confirmed in Los Angeles County Sunday, according to health officials.

A LA Public Health press release states that three cases are travel-related, two cases were healthcare workers exposed in a healthcare setting, and four people were exposed from interaction with a confirmed case.

Five cases are still being investigated, while health officials are still determining the source of one case.

So far, Public Health has confirmed 69 cases in LA County.