As COVID-19 continues to rapidly spread in many countries, including the United States, cases worldwide now top 436,000. Since last weekend, the U.S. has had the third-highest total confirmed cases in the world. The number of confirmed cases here now stands at 55,238, as of 5:30 a.m. Wednesday.
Confirmed cases in Los Angeles County have surged to 662, in part a reflection of increased testing. In the past 48 hours there have been 256 new confirmed cases locally. Read more on LAist.
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Dean Blumberg, M.D., Chief of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at UC Davis Children’s Hospital