Los Angeles County saw two firsts on Monday.
A pregnant woman and a person incarcerated in a jail facility died from the coronavirus, health officials confirmed in a press conference.
They are the first known coronavirus-related deaths of each kind in the county.
The pregnant woman who died had significant underlying health conditions, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health Director Dr. Barbara Ferrer said. The baby passed away as well, Ferrer added.
There are 228 pregnant women in the county that have tested positive for the virus. 79% of them were symptomatic, according to Dr. Ferrer.
The incarcerated person who died was receiving care at a hospital before passing away, Ferrer said.
There are a total of 55,968 cases and 2,384 deaths in Los Angeles County, which has a population of approximately 10 million people.