Coronavirus Digest

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...

Second booster doses of COVID-19 vaccine available

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — County health officials and other providers began offering second booster doses of COVID-19 vaccine to eligible residents March 30. The...

County will no longer require vaccine proof for indoor gatherings

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles County will align with the state and lift the requirement that attendees of indoor mega-events such as...

Parents want LAUSD to end student mask mandate

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — A group of parents upset about the continuing indoor mask-wearing mandate at Los Angeles Unified School District campuses rallied...

City Council to explore phasing out COVID-19 policies

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles City Council approved a motion March 8 to explore phasing out temporary COVID-19 programs and policies...

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