Coronavirus Cases on The Rise

 

Even though California reported more than 7000 confirmed coronavirus cases on Wednesday, culver city only recorded a slight uptick in the rate of infection, the County Health Department has announced.

As of press time, the number of local residents with Covid-19 rose to 191 cases, an 8% increase over the past week. Deaths related to coronavirus totaled 26 in culver city.

County-wide, the total infected now stands at 89,490 with 3205 deaths. Ninety-three percent of people who died had underlying health conditions. Statewide, the total infected increased to 190,222, including 7149 recorded on Wednesday.

The rate of infection in culver city has risen to 479 per 100,000 population. But it's much lower than the 100K levels at some neighboring cities, including Beverly Hills at 588, Inglewood at 798 and the City of Los Angeles 985.


Testing capacity continues to increase in Los Angeles County, with testing results available for over 990,000 individuals and 8% of people testing positive, county health officials said.

 

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