Coronavirus: L.A. County reported 11,994 new cases and 288 new deaths as of Jan. 12

Los Angeles County reported 11,994 new cases of the coronavirus on Tuesday, Jan. 12, bringing the total number of cases to 944,319 according to the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health.

The county reported 288 new fatalities linked to coronavirus, bringing the total number of deaths to 12,674 since tracking began.

Hospitalizations are on the decline. There were 16 more patients hospitalized by the virus as of Tuesday. The total number of patients in L.A. County hospitals is 7,926 with 22% in ICU.

The breakdown of people infected with the coronavirus by age is as follows:

  • 0-4: 17,360
  • 5-11: 42,104
  • 12-17: 52,397
  • 18-29: 216,241
  • 30-49: 301,830
  • 50-64: 170,569
  • 65-79: 66,555
  • Older than 80: 24,421

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Data posted each day is preliminary and subject to change, officials emphasize. More information may become available as individual case investigations are completed.

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