Coronavirus Latest Los Angeles News

Recovering COVID Patients Face Massive Medical Bills After HospitalizationThe federal CARES Act did establish a provider relief fund worth more than $150 billion. But it's only for those who are uninsured.
Riverside Adds 419 New COVID-19 Cases, 12 Deaths; San Bernardino Reports 253 Cases, 22 DeathsAs of Wednesday evening, Riverside County had performed 2,447,506 tests, San Bernardino County had performed 2,441,718 tests and Ventura County had performed 1,113,045 tests.
School Employees Eligible For COVID-19 Vaccine In Ventura CountyVentura County said its goal was to provide all school employees with their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine by the end of March, "significantly sooner than had originally been anticipated."
LA County Reports 18 Confirmed Cases Of UK COVID-19 VariantLos Angeles County Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer said Wednesday there are now 18 confirmed cases in the county of the COVID-19 variant first detected in the United Kingdom.
Walgreens, Rite-Aid Now Offering COVID-19 VaccinesThe expansion of distribution to these two retail pharmacies will help more people access the vaccine, which for the first month and a half was only available via local public health clinics and super sites.
4 Riverside County Districts Set To Resume In-Person Instruction As Positivity Rate Falls Below 10%Four school districts have received the green light from Riverside County health officials and were awaiting state approval to resume in-person instruction, county officials said Tuesday.
LA County Surpasses 20K COVID-19 Deaths; Test Positivity Rate Falls to 5.1%The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health Tuesday reported 2,091 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 157 deaths, bringing countywide totals to 1,183,378 cases and 20,057 deaths.
Orange County Now Meets 2 Key Metrics To Move From Purple Tier Into Red TierOrange County was closer to moving out of the purple tier of the state's coronavirus monitoring system Tuesday, as the weekly update from the state showed that it meets key criteria to enter the red tier.
Newsom Signs COVID Relief Package That Will Send $600 Payments To Nearly 6 Million CaliforniansThe stimulus package will include direct relief payments of at least $600 to people making less than $75,000, a total of 5.7 million payments to low-income Californians.
U.S. Secretary Of Defense Lloyd Austin To Visit Vaccination Site At Cal State Los AngelesSecretary of Defense Lloyd Austin’s Wednesday trip will include the U.S. Northern Command in Colorado Springs; the federally-supported vaccination site at Cal State Los Angeles, and naval facilities in San Diego. Defense officials did not give an exact timeline of Austin’s trip.
The Forum To Offer First COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Only Thursday Through SundayFrom Thursday through Sunday, The Forum will be offering COVID-19 vaccine appointments for first doses only — getting those eligible one step closer to being able to do thing things that matter the most.
LA County Sees COVID Case Rate Drop 90% Since Early January As Vaccination Efforts ContinueThe Los Angeles County Department of Public Health Monday reported 943 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases and 21 deaths, bringing countywide totals to 1,181,403 cases and 19,904 deaths.