Coronavirus Digest

New policy requires state employees to show vaccination proof

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — All state employees and all workers at hospitals and health care facilities across California will be required to show...

Delta variant continues to spark increase in COVID cases

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles County's COVID-19 hospitalization numbers and testing positivity rate continued their steady climbs, as the county marked its...

New coronavirus cases top 1,000 mark for four straight days

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — For the fourth day in a row, the number of new COVID-19 infections reported in Los Angeles County topped...

County reports increase in coronavirus infection rate

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — The county reported 436 new cases of COVID-19 and two additional deaths July 5, though health officials said the...

New COVID strain concerns county health officials

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Breaking from current guidance allowing residents who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to shed their face masks in most...

Vaccination incentives bring out plenty of hopefuls

By Marie Y. Lemelle Contributing Writer For the past several weeks, the number of people lining up to get the COVID-19 vaccinations has increased, largely due...

Official calls COVID-19 ‘pandemic of unvaccinated’

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Saying COVID-19 is now “a pandemic of unvaccinated people,” Los Angeles County's public health director is urging employers to...

Governor says wearing masks likely to continue

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Although the state lifted the vast majority of its COVID-19 restrictions June 15, Gov. Gavin Newsom warned that the...

County switching to smaller, mobile vaccination sites

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — More than 230 mobile COVID-19 vaccination sites will be in operation this week in Los Angeles County, the highest...

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