L.A. County reports 16,500 new COVID cases, among highest count – Los Angeles Times

Over the last week, California has averaged 20,467 new cases per day, an increase of 228.1% compared with two weeks ago, according to The Times’ coronavirus tracker. That’s higher than at any point during the summer Delta surge.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Wednesday that the nationwide average number of daily cases over the last week has climbed beyond 277,000, exceeding the peak of 160,000 during the summer Delta surge and the all-time high of 250,000 reported last winter.

Source: L.A. County reports 16,500 new COVID cases, among highest count – Los Angeles Times