LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health Tuesday reported the largest single-day number of newly confirmed coronavirus cases and hospitalizations. Workers gather in a barbershop which is closing amid new closures and restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic on July 14 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images) The county reported 4,244 new cases, bringing the countywide total to 140,307 confirmed positive cases. There were also 2,103 people hospitalized, with 27% being treated in intensive care units and 19% on ventilators. “Today’s numbers are alarming and unfortunately are the result of many businesses and individuals not adhering to the basic public health requirements of distancing and wearing face coverings,” Dr. Barbara Ferrer, county public health director, said. “We are just not able to continue on a recovery journey without everyone doing their part. Keeping businesses open is only possible if we get back to slowing the spread.” RELATED: Riverside County Reports 733 New Coronavirus Cases; FEMA Doctors Being Deployed To Rancho Mirage Hospital Public health officials also reported 73 new deaths, one of the highest number of new deaths reported in a day, though they said the figure might reflect a lag in the… Read full this story
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