COVID-19 Numbers as of 3 pm December 22

COVID-19 Numbers as of 3 pm December 22

The county's known total is now at 128,963 cases and 1,792 deaths.

Average percentage of positive viral tests in the past week, as of Monday: 19.5%.

Known infections now number 17,111 total, going back to March.

Based on guidance from the CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), COVID-19 vaccine will be rolled out in Lewis and Clark County in several phases.

King County continues to have the highest numbers in Washington, with 58,968 cases and 964 deaths.

The county's reported death total per the Department of Health also increased from 15 to 19.

One of the deceased was a man and the other a woman, both age 65 or older.

"Because Los Angeles County is experiencing an unprecedented surge of COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, and deaths, every effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19 to congregants and to the entire community is critical", a county statement read.

December so far has seen 43 county residents die after contracting the virus. The number of patients in intensive care units also remains the same at about 175 patients. The only area not under the state's regional stay-at-home order is Northern California, which is at 22.4%.

Lee Health officials said they're expecting a few thousand doses of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine to arrive Tuesday morning.

The most recent state data showed four of the county's 24 ICU beds were free as of Monday. Critical COVID-19 data used by the state to group counties into tiers improved only marginally in Merced County during the last week.

LA County health officials has reversed a ban on indoor religious services after the Supreme Court sided with a Southern California church that challenged the state's coronavirus restrictions.

Ensuing transmission spikes have been tied to gatherings during holidays due to COVID-19 precautions being disregarded.

New cases and hospital admissions continue to climb.

In Brown County, there have been 13 new coronavirus cases since Friday, bringing their total to 416, with 71 active, two hospitalized and six deaths.

Miracle Mile - 14 new cases for a total of 472 cases and a total of 6 deaths.

At most workplaces, three or more cases linked to the facility within two weeks constitutes an active outbreak.