Angelenos Flock to COVID-19 Testing Sites Amid Statewide Surge in Cases

Dodger Stadium saw an influx of appointments Wednesday night after L.A. County officials expanded operating hours at COVID-19 testing sites and sent out an Amber Alert-style notification letting residents know where to get free testing. Across the city, about 30,000 tests per day are now available, and results usually arrive within 24 hours. — ABC Los Angeles

California will likely record its millionth coronavirus infection today, meaning that about one in 40 residents has tested positive since the pandemic’s start. — The Mercury News

The neighborhood of Pacoima in the San Fernando Valley has the highest rate of COVID-19 infections in L.A. County: 506 cases per 100,000 residents, more than 2.5 times the county’s overall rate. — LAist

Ticketmaster is preparing a screening system that requires concertgoers to verify that they have received a COVID-19 vaccination or tested negative before attending a show. — CBS Los Angeles

Rob Hyde pets his dog Arthur in Elysian Park. Photo by Afonso Salcedo.