COVID-19 Testing Demand Still Rising, Experts Predict DeclineCases continue grow at exponential numbers, hospitalizations are ticking upwards and the death toll is not slowing down. However experts like Dr. Nancy Gin of Kaiser Permanente of Southern California told CBSLA Reporter Jake Reiner that we could be nearing a downswing in cases.
Surging Omicron Cases Hitting Hospitals, Schools And Workforce HardOfficials with the county health department expressed concern that the percentage of COVID patients in intensive care units is now higher than it was during the Delta surge.
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.
UCLA And USC Announce Extension Of Remote Learning Due To Omicron SurgeWhile USC is extending remote learning by four additional days to January 24, UCLA will continue with online classes until January 28.
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.
Testing Sites Overwhelmed As COVID-19 Numbers Continue To SurgeWith COVID-19 numbers skyrocketing nationwide, testing facilities are beginning to feel the strain, as droves of people flock to get their results.
Record Number Of COVID-19 Cases Reported In LA CountyLos Angeles County health officials have announced record-breaking numbers of COVID-19 cases on the final day of 2021, with 27,091 positives.
CDC Cuts Recommended Quarantine Time In HalfThe CDC has lessened the number of recommended quarantine days from 10 to 5, based on new evidence that shows people are most contagious two days before, and three days after they develop symptoms.
Holiday Travelers Get Hit With More COVID-Related Flight CancelationsAirlines have already canceled over 50 flights heading into Monday, the third consecutive day of multiple cancelations due to rising COVID-19 numbers nationwide.
United, Delta Airlines Cancel At Least 200 Flights Due To Staffing Shortages Caused By OmicronDue to a rash in COVID-19 cases, both United and Delta airlines have announced the cancellation of multiple flights on Christmas Eve.
Déjà Vu? Latest COVID Spike Has Businesses Concerned Once AgainAs case numbers continue to climb nationwide, Los Angeles business owners are once again feeling the pinch of the pandemic.
SpaceX Reports Over 130 Employee Cases Of COVID-19, Largest Workplace Outbreak In LA CountyThe Hawthorne based aerospace manufacturer has reported the largest workplace outbreak in Los Angeles County, nearly doubling the next closest outbreak center.
Shopping Centers Flood With Last-Minute Shoppers On SundayThousands of shoppers throughout the Southland filled stores, malls and shopping centers on Sunday, looking for last-minute gifts.