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Articles from the January 6, 2022 edition

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  • New Covid Cases Continue to Remain High but Hospitalizations and Deaths Are Proportionately Lower than a Month Ago

    Alyssa Erdley, Observer Staff|Jan 6, 2022

    1/5/22 - On Tuesday, the Los Angeles Department of Public Health announced 21,790 new Covid cases and 24 new deaths. At least 1,792 people are currently hospitalized with the stated cause being Covid-19. The daily case numbers have been hovering around 20,000 since spiking up around December 29. Relatively speaking, hospitalizations and deaths are much lower now, however, than a month ago. With a 7-day total of 146,591 new Covid cases, only 1,792 individuals are hospitalized. This is 1.2% of the...

  • With the High Transmission Among the Vaccinated, There is No Excuse for Vaccine Mandates

    Corva Corvax, A Logical Opinion|Jan 6, 2022

    January 6, 2022 - As of the end of December, the percent of new Covid cases occurring among the vaccinated population of Los Angeles County was 66.4%, as calculated by the Observer using County Health Department data. This nearly aligned with the vaccinated percentage of the population as a whole at 68.5% at that time. In other words, the vaccinated are becoming infected with Covid-19 at approximately the same rate as everybody else. Given the prevalence of Covid - within the last 7 days a full...