Coronavirus Digest

County officials hope to avoid new mask mandate

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — COVID-19 case numbers, hospitalizations and deaths continue to show signs of stabilizing locally, Los Angeles County's health director said...

Health official warns new mask mandate is coming

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles County remains on pace to enter the “high” COVID-19 activity level as early as July 14, the...

Judge rules against LAUSD student vaccine mandate

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Finding that the Los Angeles Board of Education's authority is great, but not unlimited,” a judge ruled July 6...

Maxine Waters tests positive for COVID for second time

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Los Angeles, has announced she has tested positive for COVID-19 for a second time, saying she...

County extends mask mandate for public transportation

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — With COVID-19 case numbers steadily rising — enough to push Los Angeles County into the “medium” virus risk level...

Vaccination clinics coming to Southeast cities

By Alfredo Santana Contributing Writer COMMERCE — Surrounded by elected officials from throughout Southeast Los Angeles, county Supervisor Janice Hahn announced April 13 at the Commerce...

MTA ends mask mandate for bus, train passengers

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Mask-wearing mandates on Southland rail and bus lines were slowly lifted April 19 in response to a federal judge's...

Latest variant increases county COVID-19 numbers

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Amid slowly rising infection numbers and continued spread of the BA.2 subvariant of COVID-19, Los Angeles County health officials...

Latest COVID variant brings warning from officials

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — With many COVID-19 public-health mandates now lifted, Los Angeles County officials are urging people who may be more vulnerable...

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