'A Very Disturbing Picture': Black Angelenos Disproportionately Impacted By Coronavirus, Officials SayAlthough Latino residents make up 41 percent of the total coronavirus-related deaths in L.A. County, the death rate among Latinos is 29 per 100,000 people, which is lower than the 31 per 100,000 people for black residents. Both are much higher rates than the 15 per 100,000 white residents.
LA County Reporters 45 More Coronavirus-Related Deaths, 1,500 New CasesLos Angeles County reported an additional 45 coronavirus-related deaths and 1,500 new confirmed cases on Thursday.
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.
White House Expresses Concern Over Continued Growth Of Coronavirus Cases In LADr. Deborah Birx, a key member of the White House's Coronavirus Task Force, said she has asked the CDC to investigate the L.A. area to determine why cases are still on the rise even though it has been shut down for two months.
'Profits Over Our Safety': LA McDonald's Employees Intend To Sue Company For Mishandling Pandemic ResponseThe workers allege that the way the company handled the pandemic put staff in "imminent danger."
LA County Coronavirus Death Toll Crosses 1,700-Mark125 people died of influenza in L.A. County during the six-month-long 2019 flu season.
Coronavirus: LA Metro To Require Face Coverings On All Buses, TrainsThe new order follows a revision of Metro’s earlier policy from April 6 that strongly recommended that riders wear face coverings, but did not require them.
Defense Attorneys Ask For Mistrial In Robert Durst Murder Case Due To Pandemic-Related DelaysThe trial has been paused since March 12.
'Time Is Money': Hollywood Eyes Possible Solutions To Safely Revive Productions After Coronavirus ShutdownsIn February, just in Los Angeles, around 1,100 productions were shooting. By the end of March, all had been shut down.
LAPD, LAFD Report Additional Coronavirus CasesThe Los Angeles Police Department reported Tuesday that three more employees have tested positive for coronavirus, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 84.
Coronavirus: Mobile Testing Lab In Compton Will Provide Free Testing To ResidentsEach site has been chosen in response to the stark racial disparities stemming from COVID-19 infections, said officials from St. John's.
LA County's Coronavirus Death Toll Hits 1,000-MarkCounty officials reported that 92% of those who have died had underlying conditions.
Coronavirus: LADOT Implements No-Touch Crosswalks In City's Busiest NeighborhoodsOver the past several weeks, the L.A. Department of Transportation has installed automatic walk cycles in neighborhoods with high pedestrian traffic.
SoCal Healthcare Workers Worry As Coronavirus Fears Keep Patients AwayThe Cedars-Sinai ER has seen 30 percent fewer patients between March 1 and April 15 compared to the same time period in 2019.
LAPD, LASD Report Additional Coronavirus Cases; LAFD Cases Remain UnchangedFor the second day in a row, Los Angeles Police Department and the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department have reported new cases of the novel coronavirus.