Second Booster Doses Available to Eligible Residents at Public Health Operated Vaccination Sites Tomorrow

Public Health Reports 541 New Positive Cases and 7 New Deaths Due to COVID-19 in Los Angeles County

Earlier today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized a second booster dose of either the Pfizer-BioNTech or the Moderna COVID-19 vaccines for individuals 50 years of age and older at least 4 months after they received their first booster dose. Public Health sites will be prepared to administer second booster doses to those eligible starting tomorrow.

Sites administering second booster doses for those 50 years of age and older starting tomorrow include Obregon Park (East Los Angeles), Ted Watkins Park (South Los Angeles), Balboa Sports Complex (Encino), Commerce Senior Citizens Center (Commerce), Market Street Center (Santa Clarita), Palmdale Oasis Recreation Center (Palmdale), and the Norwalk Arts and Sports Complex (Norwalk). Visit VaccinateLACounty.com for more information.

Eligible residents can also check with other vaccination sites about the availability of the second booster dose.

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) today released the latest data on COVID-19. The number of cases and deaths are likely to reflect reporting delays over the holiday weekend.

  • 541 New COVID-19 cases (2,831,655 cases to date)
  • 7 New deaths due to COVID-19 (31,626 deaths to date)
  • 321 people currently hospitalized with COVID-19
  • More than 11,675,000 individuals tested; 22% of people tested positive to date

Daily New Cases, Positivity Rate, Hospitalization of Confirmed Cases and

Deaths Last 7 Days

Tu

3/29

M

3/28  

Su

3/27

Sa

3/26

F

3/25

Th

3/24

W

3/23

Daily new cases

541*

453*

751*

789

889

734

714

Daily deaths

7*

26**

N/A**

22

21

27

27

Daily hospitalizations of confirmed cases

321

329

341

373

350

351

378

Daily positivity rate (7-day avg)

0.7%

0.7%

0.7%

0.7%

0.7%

0.7%

0.7%

Data is by date reported by DPH, but does not necessarily represent the date of testing, hospitalization, or death.

* Number reflects an undercount due to a lag from weekend or holiday reporting.

**Monday’s reported death count is a cumulative report of Sunday and Monday and reflects an undercount due to a lag from weekend or holiday reporting.

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