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COVID variant continues relentless spread in LA County, even among vaccinated residents

A relentless surge of COVID-19 cases continued in Los Angeles County on Thursday, July 22, as another 2,700 cases were reported, with the percentage of infections occurring among fully vaccinated residents steadily rising. In fact, during the month of June, 20% of all newly reported COVID infections in the county occurred among people who had been fully vaccinated. That was up from 11% in May and 5% in April. But Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer said the increase is normal given the continu...
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Southern California would be back in purple, red tiers if old color-coded system still existed

California has come a long way in the battle against COVID-19. But maybe not as far as many think. Case rates have risen enough in recent weeks that if the state’s old four-color tier system were still in place, Los Angeles County could have just moved into the most restrictive purple tier, where Southern California spent the darkest days of the pandemic, while Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino counties would likely now be in the second-most restrictive red tier, according to state data updat...
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UCLA survey: 1 in 5 ignore COVID guidelines in California

LOS ANGELES — More than one in five California adults said they never or only sometimes followed state COVID-19 health guidelines, according to new data from UCLA’s 2021 California Health Interview Survey. With state vaccination rates slowing and guidelines on mask wearing changing, the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research study sheds light on residents’ views on getting the vaccine and following suggested safety protocols. The 2021 CHIS COVID-19 Preliminary Estimates Dashboard, which uses sur...
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LA County reports uptick in nursing home cases, as coronavirus numbers continue to rise

Cases of coronavirus in Los Angeles County continued to go in the wrong direction on Tuesday, July 20, with public health officials confirming a slight uptick in skilled nursing facilities partly because of “breakthrough” cases among people already vaccinated. L.A. County Public Health reported that for the week ending July 11, 25 people at skilled nursing facilities tested positive for COVID-19, including three new cases among residents and 22 among staff. The spike has caught the attention of ...
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As LA County rekindles mask mandate, 1,827 new cases of COVID-19, 11 deaths posted Saturday

Los Angeles County residents will awaken Sunday morning to revived face-covering rules, slated to go into effect late Saturday night amid newly surging coronavirus statistics. The county reported 1,827 new cases of COVID-19 and 11 additional deaths on Saturday, as health officials attributed the recent spike to the more infectious Delta variant and the intermingling of unmasked individuals in areas where vaccination status is unknown. Many businesses put the rules back in place early and masks w...
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LA County doctors, health officials say hospitalization surge possible

If the rising rate of coronavirus cases continues unabated, Los Angeles County could see yet another surge in hospitalizations, potentially threatening — like previous onslaughts of serious infections — to cripple the health care system, local medical center officials said this week, with the soon-to-be-reimposed mask mandate providing only a measure of comfort to the doctors and nurses now preparing for the worst. The reality the county faces, multiple officials said, is that a potentially over...
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Olivia Rodrigo, Dr. Fauci read fan tweets on everything from vaccines and bobbleheads to Motown and Man Crush Monday

Concerts, vaccines, bobbleheads, and even #ManCrushMonday: watch Olivia Rodrigo and Dr. Fauci read fan tweets. pic.twitter.com/NnwKwrkNWW — The White House (@WhiteHouse) July 16, 2021 While they’re celebrities of a different kind, there’s no denying the star power of America’s favorite immunologist, Dr. Anthony Fauci, and singer/songwriter-of-the-moment Olivia Rodrigo. If you don’t know who Olivia Rodrigo is, ask your grandkids, who will fill you in on how “Driver’s License” is not about par...
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COVID: When there might be a vaccine for younger kids and why it’s taking so long

By John Bonifield | CNN Americans 12 and older can get a COVID-19 vaccine, but younger children are still waiting. With many schools across the United States now just weeks from reopening for the fall semester, pharmaceutical companies Pfizer and Moderna are still doing clinical trials to see how coronavirus vaccines work in children under 12 — if they’re safe and what the right dose should be. Meanwhile, all but four states are seeing an increasing trend in cases, with doctors describing patien...
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Coronavirus: Vaccination percentages by age in Southern California counties as of July 14

The California Department of Public Health’s vaccination dashboard update on Wednesday, July 14, said more than 48.5 million vaccine doses have been distributed in the state. About 20.5 million Californians (60.6%)  are fully vaccinated, up from 20.2 million last week. The state’s vaccine dashboard is updated weekly on Wednesdays. Here’s how the percentages by age have changed in the last week: July 7: 65 and older: 65.7% 50-64: 70.3% 18-49: 56.6% 12-17: 34.3% July 14: 65 and older: 69.4% 50-...
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X-ray tech who died after second COVID-19 vaccine killed by heart disease, coroner says

The X-ray technologist who died four days after his second COVID-19 shot was felled by heart disease, the Orange County Coroner has concluded. Rochelle Zook with her sons Jared, left, and Kyle, hold a memory blanket given to her after her husband Tim’s death in January. (Photo by Mindy Schauer, Orange County Register/SCNG) Tim Zook, 60, worked at South Coast Global Medical Center in Santa Ana and proudly displayed the Band-Aid after his last Pfizer jab on Jan. 5. He began to feel ill a few ...
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Gov. Newsom pushes vaccinations as LA County’s coronavirus hospitalizations climb above 400

BELL GARDENS — The number of people hospitalized due to COVID-19 in Los Angeles County topped 400 on Wednesday, July 14, continuing a slow but steady month-long increase that has prompted concern among health care officials and led to another call from Gov. Gavin Newsom for people to get vaccinated. “I cannot impress upon you more the power of getting vaccinated,” Newsom said during an appearance in Bell Gardens. “If we want to extinguish this pandemic, this disease, we’ve got to get vaccinated....
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In Long Beach, get a free marijuana joint with your COVID vaccine

LONG BEACH — Looking to encourage COVID-19 vaccinations as case numbers in Los Angeles County surge upward, a community coalition in Long Beach plans to offer one free marijuana joint to the first 150 city residents 21 and older who get the jab at an upcoming one-day pop-up clinic. “Joints for Jabs LBC” is the product of partnership between the Healthy Long Beach campaign and the Long Beach Collective Association, which represents dozens of cannabis businesses in the city. The groups plan to law...
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LA County soars over 1,000 coronavirus infections for fifth straight day

LOS ANGELES — With local COVID-19 infection numbers surging upward, topping 1,000 new cases for the fifth straight day, Los Angeles County supervisors on Tuesday, July 13, lamented continued resistance to vaccines while health officials announced an outreach effort to bring shots to people’s doors. The county reported 1,103 new COVID cases on Tuesday, lifting the cumulative total from throughout the pandemic to 1,259,772. The county also reported 12 new fatalities due to the virus, increasing th...
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California K-12 students who refuse to wear masks will be barred from campuses, state says

K-12 students in California who refuse to wear masks inside school buildings will be barred from campuses and offered “alternative educational opportunities,” state officials announced Monday, July 12. The exception will be for students granted exemptions, such as those whose medical condition makes it too difficult for them to keep a mask on. “Schools must exclude students from campus if they are not exempt from wearing a face covering under (California Department of Public Health) guidelines a...
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LA County’s coronavirus cases top 1,000 for 4th straight day

For the fourth day in a row, the number of new COVID-19 infections reported in Los Angeles County topped 1,000 on Monday, July 12, as health officials also noted an uptick in outbreaks and urged adherence to infection-control measures at workplaces. Traditionally, daily COVID numbers have been dramatically lower on Sundays and Mondays due to lags in reporting test results from the weekend, meaning the infection numbers are likely larger than the numbers being released by the county. The county s...
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LA County’s coronavirus surge endures: 1,113 new cases, 4 deaths reported Sunday

Los Angeles County reported 1,113 new cases of COVID-19 and four additional deaths on Sunday, July 11 — the third consecutive day that more than 1,000 new cases were reported. Officials said the number of cases and deaths are likely to reflect reporting delays over the weekend. The number of people hospitalized in Los Angeles County due to the virus dropped from 373 to 372, according to state figures. There were 82 people in intensive care as of Sunday, up from 79 the previous day. Sunday’s figu...
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LA County reports rising coronavirus transmission among unvaccinated young

Los Angeles County’s alarming spike in coronavirus cases continued on Saturday, July 10, as officials reported another 1,094 new cases of COVID-19 and eight additional deaths. The number of people hospitalized in Los Angeles County due to the virus is also rising steadily, swelling from 336 on Friday to 373, according to state figures. There were 79 people in intensive care as of Saturday, down from 83 the previous day. Local health authorities also said Saturday that transmission of COVID-19 is...
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LA County coronavirus cases soar over 1,100 as Delta Variant spreads

Providing further evidence of increased spread of COVID-19, Los Angeles County’s daily number of new infections soared past the 1,100 mark on Friday, July 9, doubling the number from just a week ago and the highest figure reported in a single day since March. The county Department of Public Health reported 1,107 new COVID cases on Friday, compared to 549 reported last Friday. The daily number of new infections has been rising steadily for at least two weeks, with officials blaming the rapid spre...
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Steady rise in coronavirus cases rekindles LA County officials’ worries

As a result of people socializing more and the Delta variant circulating more widely, Los Angeles County public health officials reported Thursday the biggest increase in new COVID-19 cases since March. Public health officials reported 839 new COVID-19 positive cases Thursday, July 8, representing another startling increase as case rates began to rise earlier this week. Among ethnic groups, Black residents reported the most significant increase in new cases for a 170% increase from last week. Ca...
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LA County coronavirus infections top 500 again; nearly 300 hospitalized

The number of new COVID-19 infections in Los Angeles County again pushed over the 500 mark on Wednesday, July 7, while the number of people hospitalized reached nearly 300, prompting health officials to promote a community-outreach program aimed at spreading the word about infection-control efforts. The county has been seeing a rise in daily COVID-19 infections over the past two weeks, reporting more than 600 new cases on Saturday — nearly triple the numbers being reported in mid-June. On Wednes...
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Their turn: Foster children get COVID-19 vaccine in Altadena

An Altadena-based agency on Wednesday, July 8 vaccinated against coronavirus a group of youth often who, according to a spokeswoman, are often thought of last in society: foster children. Sheryl Goldman, RN, from Carbon Health, gives a COVID 19 vaccine shot to a foster child at Five Acres’ children’s foster care in Altadena, CA Wednesday, June 7, 2021. During the pandemic, many children have experienced isolation, instability, and anxiety. For children in foster care, those feelings may be com...
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LA County reports 436 coronavirus cases, 2 deaths as holiday weekend inches toward its close

Los Angeles County reported 436 new cases of COVID-19 and two additional deaths on Monday, July 5, though health officials said the number of cases and deaths likely reflect reporting delays over the holiday weekend. Hospitalizations in the county due to COVID-19 dropped from 284 to 273, with the number of COVID patients in ICU units declining from 77 to 65, according to state figures. Monday’s figures brought the county’s totals to 1,252,739 cases and 24,504 fatalities since the pandemic began,...
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Old Glory waves anew as July 4 events bring folks together; officials still urge pandemic-era caution

Bill Aguayo and his Maltese friends, Buddy, Misty and Mindy, ride to promote pet safety during Justin Rudd’s annual Great American Bike Parade at Belmont Shore in Long Beach on Sunday, July 4, 2021. (Photo by Axel Koester, Contributing Photographer) Thomas Wilkins and the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra perform patriotic favorites during the Fireworks Spectacular at the Hollywood Bowl in Hollywood on Saturday, July 3, 2021. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/ SCNG) Justin Rudd’s annua...
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LA County posts 457 new coronavirus cases, 4 deaths on July 4

Los Angeles County reported 457 new cases of COVID-19 and four additional deaths on Sunday, July 4, but health officials said the number of cases and deaths likely reflect reporting delays over the weekend. Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 inched up from 278 on Saturday to 284, with the number of COVID patients in ICU units in the county increasing from 70 to 77, according to state figures. Sunday’s figures brought the county’s totals to 1,252,303 cases and 24,502 fatalities since the pandemic b...
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Coronavirus continues to rise in LA County; 644 new infections reported

Los Angeles County reported 644 new cases of COVID-19 and seven additional deaths on Saturday, July 3, as the county’s rate of infections continued to grow alarmingly over the last several days. Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 inched up from 275 on Friday to 278, with the number of COVID patients in ICU units in the county dropping from 72 to 70, according to state figures. Saturday’s figures brought the county’s totals to 1,251,848 cases and 24,498 fatalities since the pandemic began, accordin...
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LA County’s daily coronavirus cases top 500 again; officials urge caution over July 4 holiday

Another 549 COVID-19 infections were reported in Los Angeles County on Friday, July 2, the largest number since April and the second straight day the figure has topped 500, prompting more calls for residents to get vaccinated and exercise caution over the Fourth of July weekend. The rolling average rate of people testing positive for the virus also continued inching upward in the county, although the figure still remains very low at just 1.3%. That’s up from 1.2% on Thursday but is more than fou...
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UCI professor wins international prize for work that led to COVID-19 vaccines

Back when Philip Felgner was a kid — in a Michigan farming town in the 1950s — science was cool. Walt Disney TV specials focused on the wonders of space exploration, “Watch Mr. Wizard” featured fun experiments, Henry Ford’s Greenfield Village celebrated American resourcefulness and ingenuity, and Sputnik spurred a nation to action. The conviction that science can and should make lives better always ran deep in Felgner, and his painstaking work over the past 35 years laid the groundwork for the m...
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LA County hasn’t had this many daily coronavirus cases since mid-April

Los Angeles County reported its highest daily number of new COVID-19 infections since mid-April on Thursday, July 1, continuing an upward trend that began following the statewide lifting of health restrictions and could be driven in part by spread of a highly contagious coronavirus variant. According to numbers released by the county Department of Public Health, 506 new COVID-19 cases were reported on Friday, more than double the average daily number the county was reporting in mid-June, when th...
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Ferrer: LA County mask advice is ‘sensible’ step to fight coronavirus variant

Stressing the move is only a recommendation, Los Angeles County’s public health director said on Tuesday, June 29, that a call for residents to wear masks in indoor public settings is partially aimed at preventing an already contagious COVID-19 variant from becoming even more dangerously infectious. The county Department of Public Health on Monday “strongly” recommended that all residents — regardless of vaccination status — resume wearing masks in indoor public places, citing the rapid spread o...
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Delta worries spur LA County health officials to urge masking up anew in indoor public settings

Breaking from current guidance allowing residents who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to shed their face masks in most situations, Los Angeles County health officials on Monday, June 28, “strongly” recommended that everyone wear masks in indoor public places due to rapid spread of a highly contagious virus mutation. The county Department of Public Health urged everyone — regardless of vaccination status — to wear masks in settings such as grocery or retail stores, theaters, family entertai...
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