Los Angeles County, known for strict lockdowns, hits 1M COVID cases

Posted by on January 17, 2021 8:24 pm
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Los Angeles County this weekend surpassed 1 million COVID-19 cases since the start of the pandemic and reported its first case of the more contagious variant that was initially discovered in the United Kingdom last year. On Saturday, the county recorded more than 14,000 cases and some 253 deaths and 7,597 hospitalizations, statistics from the country’s department of public health show. The figures push…