San Bernardino Reports Additional 19 Coronavirus Deaths, Riverside Adds 10As of Friday evening, 600,554 Riverside County residents, 568,230 San Bernardino County residents and 172,954 Ventura County residents have been tested for COVID-19.
LA County Health Officials Report 22 New COVID-19 Deaths, Urge People To Continue Social Distancing Over WeekendAs of Friday, 739 confirmed coronavirus patients were hospitalized — 31% of whom were being treated in intensive care units — a number that has continued a downward trend since mid-August.
LA County Will Not Enforce Policy Banning Family Gatherings In Observance Of Jewish High HolidaysHours before the Rosh Hashanah holiday began Friday, county officials told attorneys who urged them to reverse coronavirus guidelines prohibiting families from gathering for religious meals that the policy would not be enforced.
Newsom Signs Legislation Requiring Employers To Alert Workers Of COVID-19 Outbreaks Within 48 HoursSeveral outbreaks have been reported among essential workers, and public health experts say a large number of COVID-19 infections have been traced back to workplaces.
Riverside, San Bernardino, Ventura Counties Continue To See Downward Trend In HospitalizationsAs of Thursday evening, 592,072 Riverside County residents, 558,907 San Bernardino County residents and 172,075 Ventura County residents have been tested for COVID-19.
LA County Health Officials Urge People To Get Flu Shot To Prevent Overwhelming HospitalsHealth officials also reported that daily hospitalizations have returned to levels seen early in the pandemic.
SoCal ACLU Requests Temporary Restraining Order After COVID-19 Outbreak At Adelanto ICE Processing CenterSo far, out of the 80 people who have been tested, 39 tested positive. An undisclosed number of results are still pending, according to the ACLU of SoCal, quoting documents from the U.S. Department of Justice.
Newsom Signs Bill Extending Paid Family Leave To 6 Million More CaliforniansThe legislation signed Thursday will expand the job-protected family leave to nearly 6 million more Californians and ensure that workers affected by COVID-19 have time to take care of themselves or a sick family member.
Trump Says CDC Director 'Made A Mistake' On Vaccine TimelinePresident Donald Trump Wednesday repeatedly contradicted congressional testimony from Centers for Disease Control Director Robert Redfield, casting doubt on the expert's timing for a vaccine and on the effectiveness of masks.
LA County Could Move Into Next Reopening Phase 'Sometime In October' If No Post-Labor Day COVID SpikeCounty public health director Barbara Ferrer said during a press briefing that moving to the state's "red" tier would allow for a wider array of business reopenings.
Newsom: 'Nothing' Preventing USC, Pac-12 Teams From Playing This Season California Gov. Gavin Newsom says there are currently no coronavirus restrictions in place that would prohibit USC and other Pac-12 schools from participating in conference athletics.
Ventura County's Halloween Guidelines Bans Carnivals, Haunted Houses; Trick-Or-Treating 'Not Recommended'Ventura County officials released its Halloween guidelines Wednesday, and most traditional activities are either not permitted or not recommended.
Riverside County Nearing 56K Total COVID-19 Cases, San Bernardino Close To 51KAs of Tuesday evening, 578,966 Riverside County residents, 551,650 San Bernardino County residents and 169,786 Ventura County residents have been tested for COVID-19.
Ferrer: Nearly 70% Of LA County COVID-19 Cases Reported In People Under 50The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health reported 474 newly confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus and 47 new deaths, bringing countywide totals to 255,049 cases and 6,273 deaths.
Licensed Childcare Providers In LA County Eligible For $40,000 Coronavirus Relief GrantsThe county has $5 million in federal coronavirus relief funding to give through 225 lottery-based grants, including 150 to family childcare homes and 75 to licensed childcare centers.