Coronavirus Digest

COVID-19 has killed 3,000 Blacks in L.A., report says

Wave Staff Report LOS ANGELES — More than 3,000 Black people have died from COVID-19 complications since the pandemic began in 2020 members of Black...

County reports new surge in COVID-19 cases

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — The number of COVID-19-positive patients in Los Angeles County hospitals is back on the rise amid growing concerns about...

COVID booster eligibility extended to children 5 and older

By Aldon Thomas Stiles California Black Media SACRAMENTO — State officials have announced eligibility for the updated Moderna COVID-19 booster and the Pfizer-BioNTech booster has been...

Fauci fears new COVID-19 variant could emerge in winter

By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer Dr. Anthony Fauci doesn’t believe the pandemic is over, and added, “we shouldn’t be surprised” if another COVID variant emerges this...

County COVID-19 rates declining again

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Just weeks after moving from the federal government's “high” COVID-19 activity category to the “medium” rating thanks to falling...

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...

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