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LA County shutting down in-person dining amid coronavirus surge

Los Angeles County surpassed public health officials’ benchmarks for triggering tougher anti-coronavirus business restrictions, as 2,718 new infections were reported Sunday, Nov. 22. The new rules, which will begin Wednesday at 10 p.m., will restrict dining at restaurants, breweries, wineries and bars to takeout, drive-thru or delivery service. Sunday’s statistics pushed the county’s five-day average caseload of infections to 4,097, with a staggering 20,487 new cases reported since Wednesday. In...
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LA County shutting down indoor dining amid coronavirus surge

Los Angeles County surpassed public health officials’ benchmarks for triggering tougher anti-coronavirus business restrictions, as 2,718 new infections were reported Sunday, Nov. 22. The new rules, which will begin Wednesday at 10 p.m., will restrict dining at restaurants, breweries, wineries and bars to takeout, drive-thru or delivery service. Sunday’s statistics pushed the county’s five-day average caseload of infections to 4,097, with a staggering 20,487 new cases reported since Wednesday. In...
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LA County’s 5-day coronavirus average tops 4,000 cases, triggering tougher rules

Los Angeles County surpassed public health officials’ benchmarks for triggering tougher anti-coronavirus business restrictions, as 2,718 new infections were reported Sunday, Nov. 22. The new rules, which will begin Wednesday at 10 p.m., will restrict dining at restaurants, breweries, wineries and bars to takeout, drive-thru or delivery service. Sunday’s statistics pushed the county’s five-day average caseload of infections to 4,097, with 20,487 new cases reported since Wednesday. In-person dinin...
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Surge continues: LA County posts 4,522 new coronavirus cases as state curfew arrives

Warily watching daily caseload reports that could soon trigger more restrictive stay-home orders, Los Angeles County public health officials reported 4,522 new coronavirus infections on Saturday, Nov. 21, as the unnerving current surge showed no sign of relenting. Meanwhile, California was poised to enact a nighttime curfew Saturday night as spiking coronavirus cases threaten to swamp health care systems. Statewide, the newest restrictions require people not on essential errands to stay home fro...
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Photos: Business curfews kick in, changing coronavirus-framed L.A. County nightscape

As pandemic-powered weeks of isolation drag into months, Southern California’s COVID fatigue is oft framed by the recent fall back time changes and early-arriving darkness. Late-night denizens, though, may soon find their nights shortened by new Los Angeles County restrictions. A waiter in protective gear serves patrons at the Ruth Chris steakhouse in Pasadena, CA, Friday, November 13, 2020. To stay open amid COVID-19 restrictions, restaurants in Southern California have moved to outdoor di...
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Gov. Newsom Still In Hot Seat For Napa County Dinner Party

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Gov. Newsom Still On Hot Seat For Napa County Dinner Party

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Urgency increases as coronavirus surge threatens to overwhelm LA County hospitals

An major wave coronavirus patients flowing into hospitals by early December could force Los Angeles County to return to restrictive Safer-at-Home orders similar to those of the early days of the pandemic, according to public health officials who expressed a new sense of urgency on Wednesday, Nov. 18. The county reported 3,944 new cases Wednesday, among the highest daily numbers since mid-July. If this rate continues, the county could surpass 4,000 average daily cases and 1,750 hospitalizations b...
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As coronavirus surges, LA County to issue curfews on restaurants, wineries – with caps on capacity

With coronavirus surging, Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Tuesday, Nov. 17, are poised to issue curfews on restaurants, wineries, bars and cardrooms, while ordering new caps on gatherings, according to Supervisor Sheila Kuehl. The new amendments to the county’s COVID-19 health order are set to be formally announced this afternoon, she said. The new directives include: The closure of restaurants, breweries, wineries and non-essential retail from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.; A cap of no more ...
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Officials: L.A. County at ‘dangerous point’ in coronavirus surge

With the number of coronavirus cases continuing to surge at alarming rates in the county, state and indeed the nation on Monday, Nov. 16, Los Angeles County Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer put  a large share of blame for the rising case numbers squarely on the backs of young people. “Young people are spreading the virus with disaster effects for our elderly,” said Ferrer, who illustrated the point in a briefing for reporters on Monday. The news in L.A. County arrived as Gov. Gavin Newsom m...
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LA County jolted by another day of 3,000-plus new coronavirus cases

Los Angeles County was jolted by its second straight day of more than 3,000 new confirmed coronavirus cases on Sunday, Nov. 15, as the “second surge” continued to send daily statistics soaring to levels not seen since summer. The 3,061 cases came on the heels of Saturday’s total of 3,780, both numbers topping recent levels and hearkening back to the alarming rates of mid-July. Los Angeles County Department of Public Health officials have reported 339,560 cases since the pandemic began. Sunday’s ...
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L.A. County’s 3,780 new coronavirus cases: Highest since mid-July

Los Angeles County reported 3,780 new cases of COVID-19 and 20 additional deaths today, as the “second wave” of the coronavirus pandemic intensified. The 3,780 cases are the highest amount of positive cases in one day, not associated with a backlog of cases, since mid-July. The county’s totals now stand at 336,549 cases and 7,266 fatalities, according to the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. The department said the elevated number of cases reflects increased testing across the coun...
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L.A. County’s surge endures: 2,481 new coronavirus infections, 28 deaths

Los Angeles County continued its surge of COVID-19 cases on Friday, Nov. 13, reporting 2,481 new infections and issuing a desperate plea for residents to rethink their holiday plans if they intend to travel or hold a large gathering for Thanksgiving. The county has reported new case numbers topping 2,000 almost every day since last Thursday, a sharp increase from early October, when the county was averaging 988 new cases per day. The 2,481 cases announced Friday raised the county’s total to 332,...
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Coronavirus hospitalizations in L.A. County continue steady increase

As the number of daily new cases continued to increase in L.A. County, public health officials have been warning for weeks that hospitalizations and then deaths would rise soon as well. This week that prediction began to at least partially play out as the number of people hospitalized for the coronavirus rose steadily, now up to 953 people from 750 a week earlier. “We’re headed into hard times,” said Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer during a midday briefing Thursday, Nov. 12. “But we have t...
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LA County’s surge continues: 2,152 new coronavirus infections

Los Angeles County reported 2,152 new cases of COVID-19 and 22 additional deaths on Wednesday, Nov. 11, bringing the county’s totals to 327,964 cases and 7,216 fatalities. The high number of new cases came one day after officials said it would be weeks before the county could move into a less-restrictive tier of the state’s four-tier economic-reopening roadmap. The county update did not include the latest numbers from Pasadena and Long Beach, which operate their own independent health department...
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L.A. County moves to create worker-driven coronavirus compliance councils

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday, Nov. 10, to create worker-run public health councils in an attempt to stem the spread of the coronavirus in work environments. “This is an all-hands-on-deck moment and I’m proud that L.A. County is launching this first-in-the-nation program,” said Supervisor Sheila Kuehl, who authored the motion. “As COVID-19 caseloads rise again, it is imperative that every employer and employee do their utmost to fully implement public health protocols...
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Coronavirus cases in L.A. County remain at frustratingly high levels

There were more signs on Tuesday, Nov. 10, that Los Angeles County was enduring higher rates of coronavirus infections that will almost certainly keep the county in the state’s most restrictive tier for at least another month, Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer told the County Board of Supervisors. The county on Tuesday reported 2,318 new cases, surpassing 2,000 daily cases for five out of the past six days, as Ferrer repeated her call for residents to work together to slow the spread of the ...
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Coronavirus cases in L.A. County won’t budge from frustratingly high levels

There were more signs on Tuesday, Nov. 10, that Los Angeles County was enduring higher rates of coronavirus infections that will almost certainly keep the county in the state’s most restrictive tier for at least another month, Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer told the County Board of Supervisors. With the number of new cases reported again at more than 2,000 people — surpassing the benchmark five out of the past six days — Ferrer repeated her call for residents to work together to slow the ...
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LA County may tap schools as COVID vaccine sites

By ELIZABETH MARCELLINO | City News Service LOS ANGELES — As the possibility of a vaccine for COVID-19 takes shape, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to look at using schools as a key resource in rolling out vaccinations. Supervisor Janice Hahn recommended that the Department of Public Health work with school districts to evaluate the feasibility of setting up mass vaccination sites at local schools. “We’re going to be faced with one of the largest vaccination efforts eve...
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L.A. County public health director declares new coronavirus surge

For weeks, Los Angeles County public health officials have tip-toed around the word “surge” as the rate of new coronavirus cases continued to steadily tick upward. On Monday, Nov. 9, Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer made no mistake about it: What the county was experiencing now was indeed a surge in coronavirus cases, one that while not as steep as in June and July was setting up at an accelerated pace. “These numbers are demonstrating a real and alarming increase,” Ferrer said. “The next f...
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LA County reports 2,000-plus new coronavirus cases for fourth straight day

Recording its fourth straight day of more than 2,000 new coronavirus cases, Los Angeles County health officials continued to battle an outbreak that has returned to levels not seen since the pandemic’s summer peak, on Sunday, Nov. 8. Officials announced 2,238 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the county’s total to 322,207 confirmed cases since the pandemic began. Two new coronavirus-linked deaths were also reported, pushing the county’s death toll to 7,172. The Sunday totals were particularly jolting...
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LA County reports third straight day of 2,000-plus new coronavirus cases

Reporting a daunting third straight day of more than 2,000 new coronavirus cases, Los Angeles County health officials again pleaded with residents to avoid large gatherings and take “Safer at Home” guidelines aimed at slowing the virus spread seriously. Officials announced 15 new deaths and 2,418 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, Nov. 7, the numbers topping Friday’s total and continuing to hover around levels the county hadn’t seen since summer. The number of people hospitalized with the virus ...
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L.A. County surge continues: 2,108 more coronavirus cases reported

COVID-19 continued surging in Los Angeles County on Friday, Nov. 6, with the daily case number escalating above 2,100 for the first time since mid-August, giving the county a three-day total that tops 6,000. The county’s public health director again expressed confidence that the county can reverse the trend if residents stick to infection-control measures and stop gathering in groups. “We have experienced increasing cases in L.A. County before and have demonstrated that we can get back to slowin...
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Los Angeles remains in purple, or widespread, coronavirus tier

Los Angeles County remains mired in the most restrictive tier of the state’s coronavirus reopening plan thanks to an uptick in cases, with the county on Wednesday, Nov. 4, reporting the highest daily number of new COVID-19 infections in more than two months. The county reported 1,843 new cases of COVID-19 and 22 additional deaths Wednesday. The new case number was the highest figure not associated with a testing backlog that the county has reported since late August, according to the county Depa...
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L.A. County reports another 1,224 coronavirus cases, 23 more deaths

Los Angeles County reported 1,224 new cases of COVID-19 and 23 additional deaths on Tuesday, Nov. 3, bringing the county’s totals to 311,745 cases and 7,097 fatalities. The numbers come as public health officials continued to warn that the area’s coronavirus crisis is worsening and threatens to become even more dire during the upcoming holiday season unless behaviors rapidly change. “With our cases increasing, we are concerned about holiday gatherings and cooler weather where people are more lik...
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Gatherings singled out as driving L.A. County coronavirus infections

With Los Angeles County gripping for a holiday season that could potentially see an increase in coronavirus infections, Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer continued her clarion call on Monday for people to refrain from gathering together in even small numbers. The county on Monday, Nov. 2, reported an additional 1,406 cases and two associated deaths bringing to 310,595 the number of people who have tested positive and 7,076 total deaths. The high case count on a Monday was not due to a backlo...
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LA County’s coronavirus cases continue to rise; another 1,590 reported Sunday

Los Angeles County reported 1,590 new cases of COVID-19 and four additional deaths on Sunday, Nov. 1, bringing the county’s totals to 309,190 cases and 7,074 fatalities. The number of people hospitalized in the county because of the coronavirus increased from 783 Saturday to 799, with 28% of those people in intensive care, according to the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. The county updates did not include new numbers from Pasadena and Long Beach, which operate their own health de...
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L.A. County reports 1,326 new coronavirus cases as numbers continue to rise

Los Angeles County reported 1,326 new cases of COVID-19 and 15 additional deaths on Saturday, Oct. 31, as public health officials continued to warn residents not to gather with others outside their household to celebrate Halloween. “Decisions we each make tonight could haunt us and the county for many weeks,’ Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer said. “It’s not just about who might get infected on Halloween as a result of an ill-advised party, but also about the people that will come in contact...
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Frustrated by continued school closures, health officials have few answers other than patience

Los Angeles City Councilman Bob Blumenfield called two of the county’s most influential people related to public health and schools before the City Council on Wednesday to answer questions he’s received from many constituents confused and frustrated that schools are still not open. The answers provided from Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer and Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent Austin Beutner differed little from the consistent message both have put forward since campuses fi...
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MLB will investigate Justin Turner for returning to field; Dodgers cleared to travel

ARLINGTON, Texas — A little over a week ago with the World Series about to begin, Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner praised MLB players for behaving responsibly and making it possible for the 2020 season to be played to its conclusion despite the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic. “It’s ultimately a testament to the players for being responsible and making good choices and doing everything we had to do to ensure that the season was able to go on,” Turner said then. “I tip my cap to every ...
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