Los Angeles County is starting to see delays in ambulance reaction to emergency calls, as more employees can’t work because of COVID-related ailments and ambulances are compelled to stand by to offload patients at hospitals, health authorities said Monday.

“Individuals should contact their doctors for ideas to treat mild COVID symptoms,” the area Department of Health Services said in an assertion to news. “Try not to look for COVID testing at crisis offices however at set up locales.”

In the mean time, hospitalizations of children with Covid diseases in L.A. Province have significantly increased somewhat recently.

There were 3.25 times as numerous children up to age 4 hospitalized on Christmas than on Dec. 4. Over similar period, hospitalizations of 12-to 17-year-olds were multiple times higher, while those of 5-to 11-year-olds were 1.5 times higher.