LA County Confirms More Than 28,000 COVID Deaths; Reports Highest Number of Daily New Deaths Since April 2021One health professional warns: for every one person who comes down with Omicron, they are easily infecting at least two other people in their immediate circles, as COVID-19 numbers continue to surge within Los Angeles County.
Los Angeles County Hospitalizations Eclipse 4,000 For Second Straight Day As Omicron Continues To Fuel Surge Of CasesFor the second-consecutive day, Los Angeles County has reported over 40,000 positive cases and 4,000 hospitalizations due to COVID-19. As of Friday, 80% of hospital beds in the county are occupied.
LA County COVID-Positive Hospital Patient Number Tops 4,000; Riverside County Reports Rise In Pediatric CasesLos Angeles, Riverside and Orange Counties are amongst the many feeling the immense strain of the COVID-19 pandemic, as numbers continue to climb nationwide.
Despite Rising Case Numbers, Orange County Hospitalizations Stabilize For First Time Since DecemberWhile positive case numbers continue to climb nationwide in the midst of the winter surge of COVID-19, some health experts believe we are nearing the peak, as hospitalization rates in Orange County stabilize for the first time in nearly a month.
LA County Sets New Record With 45,584 Positive COVID-19 CasesPublic health officials Sunday recorded 45,584 new cases and 13 deaths in Los Angeles County, setting a new daily record.
Testing Surge Continues For Students Set To Return To Class On TuesdayAs Los Angeles Unified School District officials scramble to get every student and staff-member tested prior to their return on Monday, other school districts like Burbank are considering the same - holding an emergency meeting on Saturday evening to address the topic.
Governor Newsom Activates National Guard To Help Bolster California's COVID-19 Testing CapacityIn response to the extremely high demand for COVID-19 testing, Governor Gavin Newsom has announced the activation of the California National Guard to improve the state's testing capacity.
Record-Breaking COVID Numbers Amid Massive Backlog In Southland HospitalsAs COVID-19 numbers continue to reach record-highs across Los Angeles County, healthcare centers are beginning to feel the strain of an overwhelming amount of patients seeking medical care.
Cal State Long Beach To Begin Spring Semester RemotelyCal State Long Beach joins the growing list of California universities to begin the Spring semester remotely, amidst the rapidly growing numbers of COVID-19 cases nationwide.
Orange County Reports Death Of Child Under 5 Due To COVID-19The Orange County Health Care Agency reported their third pediatric death of the pandemic on Thursday -- a child younger than five years old.
NHL Postpones Thursday's Ducks Game Amidst COVID-19 ConcernsThursday night's matchup against the Detroit Red Wings has been postponed following a series of positive tests within the Ducks organization.