SCV sees 135 COVID-19 cases amid backlog


The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health released the following updated COVID-19 figures Thursday, noting an estimated 2,000 case backlog due to technical issues with its data reporting systems over the last few days:

Countywide COVID-19 cases reported in the past 24 hours: 3,600
Total COVID-19 cases in L.A. County: 294,065

New deaths related to COVID-19 reported in the past 24 hours: 18
Total COVID-19 deaths in L.A. County: 6,956

Hospitalizations countywide: 777; 29% of whom are in the ICU
Hospitalizations at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital as of Oct. 21: 12; 290 discharged since the onset of the pandemic

COVID-19 cases reported in the Santa Clarita Valley in the past 24 hours: 135
Total COVID-19 cases in the SCV: 6,937
Total COVID-19 deaths in the SCV: 73

The latest number of SCV cases, including all area health care providers’ daily figures and those at Pitchess Detention Center, broken down into region, are as follows:

City of Santa Clarita: 4,074
Unincorporated – Acton: 80
Unincorporated – Agua Dulce: 30
Unincorporated – Bouquet Canyon: 10
Unincorporated – Canyon Country: 166
Unincorporated – Castaic: 2,159 (majority of Castaic cases come from Pitchess Detention Center, exact number unavailable)
Unincorporated – Lake Hughes: 5
Unincorporated – Newhall: 20
Unincorporated – Placerita Canyon: 0
Unincorporated – San Francisquito Canyon/Bouquet Canyon: 0
Unincorporated – Sand Canyon: 7
Unincorporated – Saugus: 31
Unincorporated – Saugus/Canyon Country: 11
Unincorporated – Stevenson Ranch: 191
Unincorporated – Val Verde: 101
Unincorporated – Valencia: 52

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