Los Angeles public health officials reported 1,838 new cases of the coronavirus, bringing the total number of cases to 1,189,232 as of Friday, Feb. 26.
Officials said there were 144 new deaths linked to the coronavirus, for a total 21,241 deaths since tracking began.
According to official counts, there were 1,886 hospitalizations as of Friday. That’s a 76.7% decrease from the Jan. 7 high of 8,098 people hospitalized.
A total of 1,960,000 vaccinations have been administered in the county as of Friday.
Data posted each day is preliminary and subject to change, officials emphasize. More information may become available as individual case investigations are completed.