Los Angeles County public health officials reported 4,345 new cases of the coronavirus since Wednesday, bringing the total number of cases to 3,347,143 as of Thursday, Aug. 11. Officials reported 15 more deaths linked to the coronavirus since Wednesday for a total of 32,903 deaths since tracking began. There were eight fewer hospitalizations reported Thursday, […]
The number of coronavirus patients in L.A. County hospitals has inched downward in recent weeks -- falling below 1,100 on Thursday, according to the state's database
Health officials have been closely monitoring hospital numbers and admission rates, in hopes of moving out of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's "high" COVID activity category.
Los Angeles County public health officials reported 4,514 new cases of the coronavirus since Tuesday, bringing the total number of cases to 3,342,851 as of Wednesday, Aug. 10. Officials reported 19 more deaths linked to the coronavirus since Tuesday for a total of 32,888 deaths since tracking began. There were 46 fewer hospitalizations reported Wednesday, […]
According to a new study, restaurant and business closures were not an effective way to stop the spread of COVID-19. The data, published in the peer-reviewed journal Scientific Reports, found these closures actually do not contribute to the suppression of the coronavirus.
The White House announced its new strategy in tackling the latest coronavirus sub-variant. On Tuesday, the Biden administration's COVID-19 response team outlined its mitigation plan for the BA.4 and BA.5 subvariants of the virus.
President Joe Biden praised the CDC's decision to authorize Pfizer and Moderna vaccines for younger children. In a statement Saturday, Biden called the move a "monumental step."
The Food and Drug Administration authorized both Pfizer and Moderna's COVID-19 vaccines for children as young as six-months-old. The agency announced its approval of the vaccines in a press release Friday. They asserted they found them to be both safe and effective.
California Governor Gavin Newsom (D) tested positive for COVID-19, despite being fully vaccinated and receiving two booster shots.