Coronavirus has infected 1 in 3 people in Los Angeles since start of pandemic: officials
Since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, an estimated 1 in 3 people in Los Angeles has been infected with COVID-19, according to a report released this week by Los Angeles County Health Services.
The 1 in 3 estimate means roughly 3 million of the county’s 10 million residents have been infected with COVID-19 — more than triple the number that has been confirmed through testing.
Additionally, the report also estimated that 1 in 115 people in the county is currently infectious with the novel virus, an increase from 1 in 125 a week prior.
“Your infection could lead to dozens of other infections in just a matter of a few days, and someone along that path of transmission could very well die from COVID-19,” Los Angeles County Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer recently said, per the Los Angeles Times. “These are just not normal times, …continued .
[Source: Fox News]