The COVID-19 pandemic in the United States continues to worsen, and California is the hardest hit by the pandemic in the United States.
On the 4th, Barbara Ferrer, a public health official of Los Angeles County, California, said that the current positive rate of COVID-19 testing in Los Angeles County exceeded 20%, and the number of confirmed cases in the county doubled in about a month.
At present, there are nearly 7,700 people inpatients with COVID-19 in the county, a new high, of which 21% are intensive care unit patients.
Deaths in one place in Los Angeles County reached 10,850.
Ferrer warned that the number of deaths there could continue to soar, and in January it could face the worst situation since the pandemic.