LA County Covid-19 Deaths Top 10,000; Southland Stay-at-Home Order Extended
December 31, 2020
Los Angeles County reached a grim milestone this week, reporting it surpassed 10,000 confirmed Covid-19 deaths, as its ICU capacity dropped to 0%.
Yesterday, the state reported another 30,921 new cases of the virus and the deaths of 432 Californians, marking the highest number of fatalities in one day since the pandemic began.
In addition, California extended its stay-at-home order for two regions - Southern California and San Joaquin Valley - as hospitals are running out of ICU beds, treating patients in hallways and elsewhere. The order will continue "until the ICU projections are above...