Antelope Valley Coronavirus update with more than 280 confirmed cases, as of 4/19/2020.
LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) has confirmed 81 new deaths and 642 new cases of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). This is the highest number of daily reported deaths in LA County to date, and the total number of deaths attributed to COVID-19 almost doubled this past week. Over the last 48 hours, there have been 1,209 new cases. Fifty-six people who died were over the age of 65; 18 people who died were between the ages of 41 to 65 years old; one person who died was between the ages of 18 to 40 years old. Sixty-three people who died had underlying health conditions; 52 people over the age of 65; 10 people between the ages of 41 to 65 years old; and one person between the ages of 18 to 40 years old. Two deaths were reported by the city of Long Beach and four deaths were reported by the city of Pasadena.