LA Restaurants Temporarily Close In Response To Rising Numbers, Breakthrough Cases Of COVID-19Restaurants throughout the region are already struggling to staff up to meet the high demand for dine-in meals, but now they are also being hit disproportionately hard by the rise in new infections, especially among people who are unvaccinated.
Pasadena To Require Vaccines For Employees, Face Masks IndoorsPasadena will soon require face coverings indoors regardless of vaccine status as COVID cases spike across Los Angeles County. The city is also working on a policy that would require its city employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
Research Shows Little Change In People Unwilling To Get Vaccinated Despite Rising COVID-19 CasesWith coronavirus cases rising across the nation, especially as the more transmissible Delta variant spreads, many are frustrated that some still choose not to get vaccinated.
Ventura County Health Officials 'Strongly Recommend' Indoor Masking -- But Stop Short Of Issuing Mask MandateVentura County residents were urged to wear masks indoors in settings like grocery or retail stores, theaters, and family entertainment centers, while businesses were asked to expect universal masking for customers entering the indoor areas of their businesses to protect themselves and the business’ employees.
SoCal Doctors Encourage Vaccination As COVID Cases Climb At Alarming PaceOn Friday, L.A. County reported 1,902 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases, a 700% increase in the number of daily cases reported in just one month. There were also six new deaths reported.
Concerns Over COVID Infections In Children Grow As New School Year LoomsSince June 1, there have been 184 children under the age of 12 in Orange County who have tested positive for COVID-19.
Calif. Reverses Course, To Give School Districts Discretion On Mask Mandatefter issuing a requirement that all California students without masks would be turned away from school campuses regardless of their COVID-19 vaccination status, the state appeared to immediately issue a reversal Monday night, sparking major confusion.
LA County Reports More Than 1,000 New COVID Cases For 4th Consecutive DayOn Monday, health officials reported 1,059 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases and one additional death, bringing countywide totals to 1,258,685 cases and 24,543 deaths.
McDonald's Locations Hosting COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics Across Southern CaliforniaMcDonald’s and California Public Health are hosting pop-up vaccine clinics at fast food franchises across the state. People getting a jab are getting more than antibodies, too – they’re also getting coupons for free food and other giveaways.
New COVID-19 Cases Up 165% In Los Angeles CountyTesting positivity has doubled to 2.5%, and the rate of new daily cases is now 3.47 per 100,000 residents, up from 1.74 last week. Another 11 deaths were also reported.
LA County Reports 506 New COVID-19 Cases, Highest Number Since Mid-AprilThe high number of cases continued the county's upward trend that began after statewide lifting of health restrictions and could be driven in part by the spread of the highly-contagious Delta variant.
LA County Recommends Indoor Mask Wearing As Delta Variant CirculatesThe city of Pasadena Tuesday joined Los Angeles County health officials in recommending that everyone, regardless of vaccination status, wear masks indoors due to increased circulation of the highly transmissible Delta variant.
LA County Reports Largest Daily Number Of New COVID-19 Cases Since Mid-MayThe Los Angeles County Department of Public Health Thursday reported its highest daily number of new COVID-19 infections since mid-May.
Vehicle Traffic Poised To Return To Pine Avenue In Long Beach, But Restaurants Want To Keep Outdoor DiningRestaurant owners are ambivalent about returning Pine Avenue to business as usual. They say not only has outdoor dining been a lifesaver, many diners still prefer it at this time.
UK Variant Now Dominant Strain Of COVID-19 In Los Angeles County; Brazil, South African Variants Also DetectedLos Angeles County is in the least restrictive tier of the state’s reopening schedule, which is about to be thrown out on June 15, but public health officials say that people should remain vigilant because of COVID-19 variants that continue to circulate.