Coronavirus Latest Los Angeles News

'That's A Risk We're Willing To Take': As Health Officials Worry About COVID-19 Spreading During Protests, Demonstrations ContinueOver the last few weeks in Los Angeles County, the number of people hospitalized with coronavirus has hit an all-time low at 11%, but medical experts are still concerned about new cases reported daily in the county as the economy opens up and more people are out and about.
Beutner: Getting Children Back To School Will Be Complicated, CostlyThe superintendent acknowledged that the district did not yet know what the new school year would look like, but he said contact tracing and testing for COVID-19 have to be part of the plan.
Orange County Reports 8 New Coronavirus Deaths, 137 New CasesOrange County health officials reported eight new coronavirus deaths and 137 cases on Wednesday.
LA County Reports 46 New Coronavirus Deaths And 1,155 New CasesLos Angeles County health officials reported 46 new deaths and 1,1155 new cases of coronavirus on Wednesday.
Riverside, San Bernardino, Ventura Counties Report Additional Coronavirus DeathsAs of Wednesday evening, 125,268 Riverside County residents had been tested, 65,857 San Bernardino County residents had been tested and 29,141 Ventura County residents had been tested.
LASD Reports 297 Employees, 1,982 Inmates Have Tested Positive For COVID-19 Since Pandemic BeganThe Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department reported Wednesday that 297 employees and 1,982 inmates have tested positive for COVID-19 since the pandemic began.
Two Dozen LA County Libraries To Reopen With Curbside Pickup24 county libraries will reopen beginning June 8 for sidewalk pickup service.
Hours Remain Limited At Some LA County COVID-19 Test SitesSome Los Angeles County COVID-19 testing sites had limited hours Wednesday due to safety concerns.
USC Expected To Begin Fall Semester With In-Person Instruction Aug. 17The University of Southern California announced that it plans to begin its in-person fall semester on Aug. 17, one week earlier than originally scheduled.
LA County Reports 60 New Coronavirus-Related Deaths, Officials Urge Protestors To Take PrecautionsAfter a week of protests against police brutality in the wake of the deadly arrest of George Floyd in Minneapolis, L.A. County health officials and local leaders expressed some fear that large demonstrations could serve as "super spreader" events for the virus and lead to a spike in cases.
Grand Princess Passengers Sue Princess, Carnival Cruise Lines For Alleged Negligence During Coronavirus OutbreakA proposed class-action lawsuit was filed today in Los Angeles, alleging that Princess and Carnival cruise lines knowingly allowed COVID-19 to spread among passengers.
Orange County Coronavirus Death Toll Reaches 150 As County Announces 100 New CasesThe coronavirus death toll in Orange County climbed to 150 Tuesday after officials reported three more fatalities.