LA County down to less than 100 ICU beds

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L.A. County has fewer than 100 ICU beds available. The total number of hospitalizations in the county is 4,203. In terms of infections, the highest number of COVID-19 cases are among those ages 18-29 and 30-49. — KTLAPasadena Star-News

California is taking legal action against Amazon over concerns of poor workplace conditions — specifically, a lack of employee protections against the coronavirus. — CBS Los Angeles

City officials are suing an underground nightclub in the Fashion District for violating health orders in order to host crowded events. — L.A. Times

This week, the Los Angeles Unified School District announced that students will not receive failing grades this semester. Officials estimate that in-person schooling will likely not return until summer 2021. — ABC Los Angeles

More than 6.3 million Californians, or 16% of the state population, have already signed up for the new CA Notify phone alert system that debuted last week. — The San Diego Union-Tribune

Mobile COVID-19 testing teams will be deployed to East San Fernando Valley and South Los Angeles, where Black and brown residents are facing disproportionate positive case rates. — CBS Los Angeles

Multiple well-known restaurants in L.A. had to close temporarily due to COVID-19 outbreaks among staff. — Eater Los Angeles

Nine L.A. County hospitals are preparing to store shipments of the Pfizer vaccine. They will also be responsible for shipping vaccines out to 83 acute-care hospitals. — Patch

According to the city’s latest stay-at-home order, travel by foot, bicycle, scooter, motorcycle, car or public transit is prohibited, except when participating in exempted activities like grocery shopping and obtaining medical care. Photo by Ande Richards.

This article first appeared on Los Angeleno and is shared with their permission in partnership with the Los Angeles Wave. You can subscribe for news and features from Los Angeleno here.

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