LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — The largest coronavirus testing site in Los Angeles located at Dodger Stadium remained closed Monday with plans to reopen Tuesday, the city confirmed.
In a Monday afternoon press conference, L.A. county medical services director Dr. Christina Ghaly said the county was working to provide more testing availability this week, acknowledging that the city had closed the Dodger Stadium site.READ MORE: Person Critically Injured In Shooting By School Security Officer
She referred questions about the closure to the city, which operates the site.
The city acknowledged the closure but had no immediate reason for why it was closed.READ MORE: Some Calif. Residents Face Losing Fire Protection Insurance After Moratorium Protecting Them Expired
A statement from Maror Garcetti’s office said, “Today three city testing locations are open, with nearly 100 state, county and private provider testing locations open across L.A. County.”
“The Dodger Stadium location was not scheduled to be open today but it will be open tomorrow. No appointments were canceled. City sites provided 2,800 tests today and will provide 80,000 tests this week.”
The mayor’s office also stated that there were never any appointments scheduled for Monday.MORE NEWS: LA County Reports 5 New COVID-19 Deaths; Hospitalizations Hold Steady
More information about testing in L.A. County can be found at corona-virus.la/covid-19-testing.