Health officials in Los Angeles reported the highest number of day hospitalizations with 2,216 people hospitalized, up from the previous record of 2,193 set on July 15.
Eleven people have died and 2,848 new cases were reported on Sunday, according to a press release from the Los Angeles Department of Public Health. This is a significant drop in both numbers from last week.
More than half of all new cases reported in Los Angeles were in people under the age of 41, the statement said.
Statewide, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) reports that hospitalizations and positivity rates continue to increase in the 14-day average.
The seven-day average number of new cases exceeded 9,000, to 9,127 per day.
According to the CPDH, the 32 counties on the state “watch list” that have closed most indoor activities are home to 80% of the Californian population.
California has 384,692 confirmed cases and 7,685 deaths from the coronavirus.